Sir Walter Scott Vision Don Roderick 1811 Philadelphia NY 2 books early bindingsBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
1811 America- early American imprints- two variant editions of same work.
American cartography- Anthony Finley publisher. Early American publishers bindings.
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The Vision of Don Roderick, a Poem by Walter Scott Esq.
1811, Philadelphia, Anthony Finley, and B.B. Hopkins Co.
pp. 92. Leather spine and corners, simple gilt rules, paper covered boards, engraved half title. Nicer than typical for the type of early American paper covered boards publishers binding. Rubbing and wear to covers and spine, still clean & tight.
[together with variant imprint of same title- different publisher, city and type of original binding]
1811, New York, Ezra Sargeant.
pp. 123. Publisher's full leather. Leather binding is poor, front cover detached, text block damp stained and browned..
An interesting and uncommon pair.
Largest book measures: 5 1/8" H X 3" W.
Smallest book measures: 5" H X 2 7/8" W.
Pair along the shelf measures: 1 1/8".