Collection of 10 decorative mid-19th century cloth-bound books relating to the United States. 10 different old books, each well preserved enough to be worthy of display individually or gift-giving. All issued in the 19th century. Group includes numerous examples of nice book binding art & illustrations.Titles are: New England Magazine. Profusion of small intext illustrations throughout. The Centennial Celebrations of the State of New York.
3 steel engraved portraits with tissue guards, other illustrations. History of the Great Rebellion.
Outstanding gilt pictorial binding with age patina- both covers elaborately gilt decorate with equestrian statue of George Washington. History of the Town of Medford.
Text seems to be complete, lacking plates, worn, shaken. Still, nice looking spine on the shelf. 1849 Maine Gazetteer & Directory-- lacking title page. Staggering level of detail typical of this type of work. The Capture, the Prison Pen and the Escape..With 7 wood engraved plates. Beauties and Achievements of the Blind. Lovely gilt decorated spine, rich blue blind stamped cloth. Woodworth's American Miscellany of Entertaining Knowledge. Profusely illustrated with fairly primitive stereotype imagery. Many are full page, line engravings, steel engraved frontis with tissue guard. With 6 fine plates, stipple engravings. Great early imagery for this Maine town, likely among the first includes panoramic view, Congregational church & court house, female academy.
Seems to be comolete, nice clean tight example overall. New-York: Historical Sketch of the Rise and Progress.. Cloth slightly worn, rear joint cloth splitting, binding firm, contents tight & sound but well spotted. Several full page wood engraved plates seen. Overall books are all in Good completely acceptable condition.
9 3/4 H; shortest measures c. We do not sell modern reprints.
The item "Americana old book collection Civil War history literature c. 1850 NY Medford MA" is in sale since Thursday, June 01, 2017.This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "oldmapsoldbooks" and is located in Dover, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Japan, Brazil, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Dominican republic, El salvador.