The American Orator 1818 Increase Cooke New haven CT rare book in old leatherBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Prose, poetry, Increase Cooke, American Orator, dissertation, public speaking, gestures).
The American Orator; Or Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry by Increase Cooke.
Published 1818, New Haven, Sydney's Press.
Period publishers full mottled calf, smooth spine gilt ruled into compartments, contrasting leather title label.
Leather scuffed and lightly surface rubbed, joints scuffed, tips slightly worn, spine creases to leather. Text block paper well to heavily age toned and spotted. However, book survives sound, tight, intact, unsophisticated, all four blanks present and with a noble age patina.
Book remains attractive on the shelf.
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Book Measures c. 7 "H x 4.5 "W.