Small gift books c. 1845-55 lot x 5 gilt decorated charming ornate cloth bindings
Small gift books c. 1845-55 lot x 5 gilt decorated charming ornate cloth bindings Small gift books c. 1845-55 lot x 5 gilt decorated charming ornate cloth bindings Small gift books c. 1845-55 lot x 5 gilt decorated charming ornate cloth bindings
$ 175.00


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 motiffs 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.

Charming lot.

Afflictions, by Rev. T. A. Taylor.
1846, Boston, Charles Tappan.

Gift of Remembrance, Present for All Seasons, by William B. Tappan.
Boston, G.W. Cottrell. c.1850. Color lithographed frontis.

Thoughts, Selected from the Writings of the Rev. William E. Channing, D.D.
1854, Boston, Crosby, Nichols, and Co.

Sons of the Affections, by Mrs. Hemans.
New York, D. Appleton & Co. c. 1845-55. Steel engraved frontis.

A Casket of Four Jewels, for Young Christians.
1843, Boston, Gould, Kendall & Lincoln.

Smallest book measures: 4 1/4" H X 2 7/8" W.
Largest book measures: 4 3/4" H X 3 1/8" W.
Lot along the shelf measures: 2 3/4".

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