Personal Correspondence of William Cowper 1824 scarce Philadelphia leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, William Cowper, Personal Correspondence, 19th Century Books).
Private Correspondence of William Cowper, Esq.
Published 1824, Philadelphia by William Brown.
385 pages. Text in English.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands gilt title lettering on contrasting black leather label. Front joint cracked, front cover loose and held only by binding cords, spine ends chipped, scuffing and wear to extremities. Interior contents display moderate age spotting throughout,but it's never offensive.
Book remains well preserved and 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. 8 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W.