Home Monthly 1860 periodical leather book engraved plates botanical fruitsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Home Monthly, Devoted to Literature, Religion, and Home Education.
Published 1860, Boston by Cyrus Stone.
Contains monthly issues, from January 1860 to June 1861. Entire volume c. 800 pages with a nice range of steel engravings and numerous full page color lithographed botanical and fruit plates.
Period half leather binding with gilt decoration and lettering on spine. Profusion of illustrations throughout. Nice mid-century American color plate book.
Overall sound, tight and clean, well preserved example with pleasing age patina.
Book measures: 9 3/8" H X 6 1/4" W.