Life Reverend Samuel Hopkins American Minister w/ portrait 1805 old leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Leather Books, Early American Books, Samuel Hopkins, Autobiography).
Sketches of the Life of the Late Rev. Samuel Hopkins, D. D. Pastor of the First Congregational Church in Newport, Written by Himself...
Published 1805, Hartford, by Stephen West.
240 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis portrait.
Period full leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label.
Binding remains clean, tight and sound. Interior contents uniformly age toned, with moderate to heavy age spotting and evidence of old damp staining throughout which is never offensive.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4 3/4" W.