Poetical Works of Milton Young Gray Beattie Collins 1836 gift leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Leather Books, Poetry, Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, Collins).
The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins.
Published 1836, Philadelphia by John Grigg.
170, 208, 47 23, 19 pages. Text in English.
Period leather binding, smooth spine, gilt title lettering, elaborate embossed spine and cover decorations, gilt cover decorations, marbled end papers, all edges and turn ins gilt.
Front joint scuffed and cracking but cover still held well, base of spine with minor chipping., large college gilt stamp to covers, text block well age toned and spotted.
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. 8 3/4" H x 5 3/4" W.