Advice for Married Couples 1830-40 Religious advice old pocket silk covered bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Christian Minister's Affectionate Advice to a Married Couple, by Rev. James Bean, A.M.
Published c.1830-40, New York by American Tract Society.
63 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis of a young couple.
Silk-moire over ornately blind stamped boards, large oval gilt floral wreath containing gilt title to front cover. All edges gilt.
The delicate silk covering over the boards has frayed as expected, light small scattered spotting throughout, but the book remains tight and sound.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 4 1/4" H x 3" W.