Graham's American Monthly Magazine 1849 July - December old illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, periodicals, magazines, Americana, Illustrated books, 19th century binding).
Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature and Art, ed. by G.B Graham, J.B. Chandler, and J. B. Taylor.
Published monthly, Philadelphia by Samuel D. Patterson & Co.
Volume 35. July - December 1849. 380 pages. Text in English. Well illustrated throughout, including numerous engraved plates and hand colored fashion plates.
Period 1/2 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and title lettering, marbled end papers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Moderate scattered foxing and spotting throughout. Almost impossible to collate, assumed complete but sold as a rare book with a profusion of assorted plates, could be lacking a plate or two either by binding error or removal long ago.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 6 1/4" W.