Lalla Rookh 1845 Moore Philadelphia prize leather binding engravings A+Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance, by Thomas Moore.
1845, Philadelphia, Carey and Hart, pp. 377.
With 12 full page engraved plates plus engraved half title.
Full grained morocco prize binding, raised bands, compartments gilt ruled & lettered, boards with large central gilt devices surrounded by gilt ruled boxes, ornate gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edge gilt, a fine and lovely book.
With original prize award certificate affixed to front pastedown.
Clean, tight, sound, well preserved antiquarian book. Scarce thus.
Tallest book measures: 9" H X 6 1/4" W.