Poetry Anthologies gift books 1846 & 1865 Leather decorative gift bindings
Poetry Anthologies gift books 1846 & 1865 Leather decorative gift bindings Poetry Anthologies gift books 1846 & 1865 Leather decorative gift bindings Poetry Anthologies gift books 1846 & 1865 Leather decorative gift bindings
$ 275.00


Poetry- mid-19th century books- pair of antiquarian books, one in a gorgeous morocco full leather binding. the second in a period leather spine and cloth over boards binding.

Both remain well preserved, mostly clean, sound and tight.

The Sacred Poets of England and America, for Three Centuries.
1849, New York, D. Appleton & Company. intricately gilt decorated and titles, with decorative inner dentelles, all edges gilt and five full page steel engraved plates.

The Household Book of Poetry Collected and Edited by Charles A. Dana.
1865, New York, D. Appleton and Company. Smooth red grained leather, gilt titled, all text set within boxes in tow columns. Thick comprehensive compendium of the era of what was then popular.

Smallest book measures: 9 1/2" H X 6 1/2" W.
Largest book measures: 10" H X 7 1/4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 4 1/2".

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