Poems Mrs. Hemans 1843 Griswold decorative gift leather binding rare poetry bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Poems by Felicia Hemans, With an Essay on Her Genius, ed. Rufus W. Griswold.
Published 1845, Philadelphia by Sorin and Ball.
347 pages. Text in English. Complete with six (6) engraved plates.
Period full gilt leather publishers gift binding, ornate gilt decorations and title on spine, beautiful gilt designs on covers, all edges gilt. Age toning on end papers. Some sun fading on front cover.
Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Binding remains tight and sound. Interior contents mostly clean, with only minor spotting or foxing throughout. Lovely antiquarian book that retains a wonderful shelf appearance.
Book measures: 7 1/2" H X 4 3/4" W.