Leather Gift book c.1865 Moore Poetry splendid gilt Gauffered Edges Book ArtBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[19th Century Poetry, English Poetry, Leather Bound Decorative Books].
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[Gauffered Edges- decorated gilt text block edges].
The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore.
Published 1862, Edinburgh by William P. Nimmo.
496 pages, engraved portrait frontis.
Period leather binding, raised bands, gilt title on spine, stamped decorations on spine compartments and covers. Marbled end papers, all edges gilt with stamped design.
Ornate and beautiful book that retains a wonderful shelf appearance. Fine example of book binding art.
Book measures: 6 3/4" H X 4 1/2" W.