Rural Tales Ballads and Songs Robert Bloomfield 1811 decorative leather bindingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Rural Tales, Ballads, and Songs, by Robert Bloomfield.
Published 1811, London for Vernor, Hood, and Sharpe, Poultry; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown.
123 pages. Text in English. Illustrated w/ woodcuts throughout.
Period leather binding, raised bands, embossed compartment decorations, gilt ruled cover decorations, marbled edges. Joints well scuffed, spine ends chipped, covers still firmly attached
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. 6 1/2" H x 4 1/8" W.