New York: Virtue & Yorstin, 1861-01-01. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Very Good. Item #6697
Small quarto. Full brown Morocco with elaborate blind-stamped decor. Gilt illustration of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus to front board. Raised bands with gilt title and gilt floral designs to spine compartments. Steel engravings throughout. Mild rubbing and edge wear to binding. Square Tight Binding. All edges gilt. Interior with sporadic foxing, more so to outer pages. Corner pocket to rear paste down. A few pencil notations to front end papers. Bottom text-block edge with small scuff. Overall, A very handsome copy.