Mary Wilkins Novel 1893 German decorative art nouveau book bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Decorative Book Bindings, German Books, Novels).
Ein bescheidener Roman und andere Erzahlungen by Mary Wilkins. Translated by Henny Koch.
Published 1893, Stuttgart by Robert Luk.
335 pages. Text in German.
Publisher's ornate decorative cloth binding, gilt title lettering, compartment decorations and cover.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, remains overall bright, clean and very attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4 3/4" W.