Bryant Song of Sower Illustrated leather gilt book 1871 wood cuts beautifulBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Ornate & Beautiful 19th century Leather Bindings- Publishers Full Embossed Leather, gilt lettered, decoratively stamped. Elaborate, fancy, premium binding of the 1870-1880's era in American book shops.
Remarkably bright example, Rare thus.
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This example survives with a beautiful age patina. Minor age flaws, light scuffing, tiny issues, overall exceedingly pleasing example. Exceptional binding, beautiful antiquarian book. Much nicer lot than typical for the type of binding and era.
The Song of the Sower, by William Cullen Bryant.
1871, New York, D. Appleton & Company.
Embossed and Gilt stamped ornate binding, raised bands, gilt devices in compartments, all edges gilt. 42 wood engraved large images, each with interleaved blank tissue paper guards.
Book measures: 9 1/8" H X 7" W.