Life Mrs. Almira Torrey Diary & Funeral Eulogy 1823 Religion old leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Selections from the Diary and Other Writings of Mrs. Almira Torrey, Wide of Rev. Joseph Torrey, Who Died at Hanson, (Mass.) Feb. 14th 1822. To Which is Added a Sermon Delivered at Her Funeral by Rev. J. Butler.
Published 1823, Boston by Lincoln & Edmands.
196 pages. Text in English. with 1829 owners name to fly leaf.
Period leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting black leather label. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display uniform age patina with some age spotting throughout.
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. 5 3/4" H x 3 3/4" W.