Memoirs of the Rhode Island Bar 1842 Wilkins Updike author inscribed bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Americana, Legal History, Rhode Island, Law, Memoirs).
Memoirs of the Rhode-Island Bar, by Wilkins Updike, Esq.
Published 1842, Boston by Thomas H. Webb & Co.
311 pages. Text in English.
Publisher's cloth binding, embossed bands, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, some chipping at spine ends, rubbing, small edge wear, signs of handling but nothing offensive. Interior contents clean, tight and displaying minor light scattered spotting throughout.
Author's dedication inscription on top of title page. Please see photos.
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. 8 1/2" H x 5 3/4" W.