Maid of Elvar Poem by Cunningham 1832 First Ed. gilt leather book lovely uniqueBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Maid of Elvar, A Poem, by Allan Cunningham.
Published 1832, London by Edward Moxon. First Edition.
214 pages. Engraved half title. 1833 owners inscription at top of 1/2 title.
Likely unique late 19th century ornate custom leather binding, raised bands, covers decorated in gilt with a patterned fleur-de-lys design.
Joints dried with surface flaking, front joint cracked but holding, front cover weakened thus. Book should be handled with care. Edges rubbed, spine ends slightly chipped. Internally clean, tight and sound.
Book measures: 6 7/8" H X 4 1/8" W.