My New Annual: A Christmas and New Year's Gift c. 1850's decorative leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Gift Editions, Decorative Leather Bindings, Christmas Gifts, 19th Century Books).
My New Annual, A Christmas and New Year's Gift by V.T.
Published c. 1850, New York by Allen Brothers.
242 pages. Text in English. Publisher's catalog at rear. Steel engraved frontis.
Period red leather gift binding, smooth spine, elaborate gilt spine and cover decorations, gilt title lettering, all edges gilt.
Joints cracked but covers still well attached. Spine leather chipped with small hole yet still attractive. Gilt remains bright, nice looking book.
Book remains attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 3/4" W.