British Colonialism West Indies 1888 Froude illustrated antiquarian leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, British Colonialism, West Indies, Illustrated Books, Decorative Leather Bindings).
The English in The West Indies or The Bow of Ulysses, by James Anthony Froude.
Published 1888, London by Longmans, Green, and Co.
373 pages. Text in English. Frontis engraving protected by original tissue guard. Complete with 9 full page view illustrations.
Period 1/2 red morocco leather binding, raised and gilt bands, gilt ruled compartments, gilt title lettering, cloth covered boards, top edge gilt.
Front joint cracked at ends and now tender/ weakened, but binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Plates are heavily edge toned in blank margins.
Book remains well preserved and very attractive on the shelf. It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 3/4" H x 6" W.