Volney's Ruins Revolutions of Empires 1830 Daru woodcut paper binding rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Publishers pictorial paper covered boards, cloth spine with paper title label. Woodcuts to front and rear cover, one repeated as frontis.
Binding lightly age rubbed as is title label although both remain legible and relatively well preserved. Text block heavily uniformly age toned, likely due to wood pulp paper stock used by printer.
Volney's Ruins; or, Meditation on the Revolutions of Empires, to Which is Added, the Law of Nature, by Count Daru. 1833, Boston, Charles Gaylord. pp. 216.
Scarce book in any condition, this example nicer than typical for the fragile type unique to the era.
Book measures: 6 1/2" H X 4" W.