The Lady's Almanac for 1855 pocket edition decorative binding period advertisingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Lady's Almanac for 1855, by Dambell & Moore.
Published 1855, Boston by John P. Jewett & Co.
125 pages. Text in English. Engraved half title and period advertising throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed floral cover designs, all edges gilt.
Book remains attractive on the shelf. Inner hinges cracked, front cover loosened, lacks yellow endpaper at rear, first leaf at front & rear adhered to paste downs. 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. 4 1/2" H x 3" W.