Gift books c. 1841-55 lot x 5 small gilt decorated charming ornate cloth bindingsBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Lot of five mid-19th century publishers embossed small pocket-sized gift books. All with ornately gilt decorated spines, covers stamped in blind with decorative motifs and decoration. All edges gilt.
All remain sound, tight and well preserved. minor age wear, small chipping to some spine ends, scattered small stains to a couple covers, etc. Video shows condition better than words.
The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, A Tale, by Samuel Johnson, LL.D.
1841, New York, D. Appleton and Company. Engraved frontis.
Paul and Virginia. c. 1845-55, no t.p. Engraved frontis.
The Triad: or Atheism, Polytheism, and Infidelity, by Rev. Timothy A. Taylor.
1848, Boston, James French. Tinted lithographed frontis.
The Active Christian, by John Harris, D.D.
1844, Boston, Gould, Kendall, & Lincoln.
The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, A.M.
1843, Philadelphia, John Locken. Engraved frontis.
Smallest book measures: 4 1/4" H X 2 7/8" W.
Largest book measures: 4 5/8" H X 3 1/8" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 2 3/4".