English Literature Poetry 19th century lot x 5 fine books leather gilt decorativeBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
English Literature & Poetry- 19th century decorative book bindings.
All are complete, clean and exceptionally well preserved examples.
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Anecdote Lives of Wits and Humourists, Vol 1 & 2, by John Timbs, F.S.A.
1872, London, Richard Bentley and Son. Fine period 1/2 leather, gilt compartments, marbled boards & endpapers, engraved frontis portraits.
Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant. c.1878, New York, D. Appleton and Company. Fine period 1/2 leather, gilt compartments, marbled boards & endpapers, engraved frontis portrait.
Lorna Doone, Vol. 1 & 2, by R. D. Blackmore.
Philadelphia, Porter & Coates. Splendid ornate gilt cloth, profusion of photogravure & offset plates throughout.
Smallest book measures: 7 3/8" H X 5 1/4" W.
Largest book measures: 8 1/4" H X 5 3/4" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 7".