Italy by Samuel Rogers 1840 illustrated pocket leather book Baudry 75 woodcutsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Italy, a Poem, by Samuel Rogers.
Published 1840, Paris, by Baudry's European Library.
252 pages with 75 wood engraved illustrations.
Period 1/2 leather, marbled covers, spine gilt ruled with compartment devices. Steel engraved frontis, numerous small in-text wood engravings. Contains an inscription from 1866, early Florence Italy shop tag.
Sound, clean, tight example, minor scattered foxing, nicer than typical for leather bindings of this era.
Book measures: 6 1/4" H X 4 3/8" W.