Book Description

MINIATURE BOOK. (3.3 x 2.1 inches). Portrait frontis, title page, 284pp (including second title page. A fine copy of this expertly printed little volume in a highly attractive leather binding of beautiful full dark green morocco by Lanscelin. Spine with five raised bands, each with gilt piping. Compartments double ruled, lettered and fully decorated in gilt. Boards with triple gilt ruled borders. Stamped monogram to the front board. Board edges double ruled in gilt. Turn-ins with elaborate gilt roll. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Orange, gold and green silk book marker sewn in. A fine copy, housed in a marbled paper covered slip-case. The slip-case has seen some damage and has been repaired with sticky tape to the edges, but has done the job of keeping the book in fine condition. A marvellous piece of book production, both the text and the binding.
Author VIRGIL. --- Miniature book.
Date 1821.
Publisher Impensis Gul Pickering. Londini. (London).

Price: £750.00

Offered by Paul Foster Books

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