SCRIPTURE HISTORY FOR THE YOUNG John Howard Steel Engr
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2011-05-18)
Price : US $16.50
We are offering SCRIPTURE HISTORY FOR THE YOUNG by The Rev. John Howard, Published by Virtue,Yorston & Co. 12 Dey St. New York.No date, but definitely in the 1800-'s Embellished with 322 steel engravings. This book is a fine example of the bookmakers art, in the 1800's. A Fine Binding, with 4 bands on spine, spine and corners are leather, there are beautiful marbelled endpapers,and gold gilt on all page edges. Book is 2'' thick, and measures Approx 5''X7''. Decorative covers, see pic,and spine, and the gold lettering stands out, and is bright. There is a fold-out engraving after the endpapers,there are creases in it but no tears, and a color title page. Book is tight, with no hinge cracks, which is unusual for a book of this age, that is this thick. Interior is clean, pages are mostly white, with occasionally a spot of foxing, or age darkening, but it is not pronounced, or overwhelming.There is wear,especially to the extremities, corners, etc.and book needs some leather preservative. This is a Wonderful copy in VERY GOOD-FINE condition.This is Vol 1, so stated on the spine.We do NOT have Vol 2 No Reserve-3.45 Media shipping in U.S.
This book is sold (sold on 2011-05-18)
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