Forget Me Not 1849 beautiful leather book gilt decorated illustrated engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Forget-Me-Not, for 1849.
1849, New York, Nafis and Cornish. pp.318. Eight plates plus color litho half-title.
Beautiful publishers full leather gift binding. Ornately stamped and decorated in gilt floral designs, spine lettered with date. All edges gilt, eight engraved plates throughout (one not matching contents list).
Overall sound book, some foxing to plates, one plate torn in half and repaired long ago. Light rubbing and scuffing along edges, still bright with great age patina and shelf appeal. Offered primarily as a beautiful publishers leather binding of the era.
Book measures: 7 5/8" H X 5 1/4" W.
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