American Hymnal 1854 New Haven Connecticut fine antiquarian rare leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Old Books, Hymnals, Psalms, Christianity, Leather Books, 19th Century American Books].
Psalms and Hymns for Christian Use and Worship, by the General Association of Connecticut.
Published 1854, New Haven by Durrie and Peck.
Period full calf leather binding, smooth spine, gilt ruled bands, gilt lettered title on contrasting black leather band, gilt ruled covers,
Binding remains clean, tight, square, and sound. Interior contents display moderate age spotting throughout. Library stamp on bottom edge and rear paste down. Both hinges expertly and subtly reinforced to add durability to the binding. Square, tight, sound book.
Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive. Overall, a nice antiquarian survival with a lovely shelf appearance.
Please review photos for our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book measures: 6 1/2" H X 4" W.