Book Description

The Casquet of Gems: Choice Selections from the Poets. London & Edinburgh: William Nimmo, 1874. (170 x 115 mm) pp. xx, 717. Frontispiece with black and white portraits, guardleaf, chromolithographic series title (signed C. G. & S.), title page with vignette. 6 black and white illustrations (114/115, 144/145, 302/303, 326/327, 488/489, 694/695). Gilt fore edges. Mauchline binding with terms and central vignette featuring three ladies (allegorical Victoria?) and the title. Five raised bands on spine, with gilt title and decorations. Some minor texturing to Mauchline veneer. Some browning and spotting to pages concurrent with age. Overall VERY GOOD condition.
Author Various
Date 1874
Binding Mauchline with inset photograph
Publisher London & Edinburgh: William Nimmo
Condition Very Good
Pages pp. xx, 717

Price: £140.00

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