Babler 1786 by Hugh Kelly fine leather book w/ engravings Harrison rare lovelyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Babler, by Hugh Kelly. [Harrison's Edition].
Published 1786, London by Harrison and Co.
199 pages. Contains 5 full page copper plate engravings.
Period full tree calf leather binding, gilt bands, compartments gilt decorated, title on contrasting red bands, marbled end papers, gilt turn ins.
Interior clean, free of spotting or foxing, some toning. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
A beautiful and well preserved 18th century book in it's original period binding. Scarce.
Book measures: 8 1/2" H X 5 1/4" W.