Rural Poetry Seasons Months of Year 1856 beautiful leather book illustrated JenksBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language Illustrating the Seasons and Months of the Year, Their Changes, Employments, Lessons, and Pleasures, Topically Paragraphed; with a Complete Index, by Joseph William Jenks, M.A.
1856, Boston, John P. Jewett and Company.
pp. 544. Wood engraved frontis and half title, numerous large woodcut chapter headings.
Attractive period 1/2 leather binding, raised bands, spine compartments gilt lettered and stamped with central ornaments. Marbled covers and end papers, top edge gilt.
Beautiful book, light edge wear and scuffing, but overall clean, sound, tight and with very pleasing shelf appearance. Internally very clean, paper uniformly age toned, otherwise fresh.
Book measures: 9 7/8" H X 7" W.