Quo Vadis Literature Novel Nero Roman Emperor 1897 Sienkiewicz leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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"Quo Vadis." A Narrative of the Time of Nero, by Henryk Sienkiewicz.
Published 1897, Boston by Little, Brown and Company.
541 pages. Text in English.
Attractive antiquarian 1/2 leather binding, raised & gilt bands, marbled covers & title lettering, top edge gilt.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Early owners book plate to paste down.
Binding gently age worn but still appealing, leather and joints slightly scuffed and rubbed but still supple, front joint slightly tender but cover still well attached, remains overall very attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently age toned as typical, internally book remains mostly clean, tight and sound. A book which has been taken care of but may/ does not look like new.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in rather nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8" H x 5 1/2" W.