EMBLEMS OF SAINTS 1850 LEATHER NEAR FINE MARBLED PAPER
EMBLEMS OF SAINTS
BY WHICH THEY ARE DISTINGUISHED IN WORKS OF ART IN TWO PARTS
BY THE REV. F. C. HUSENBETH
Published By: Burns And Lambert, 17, Portman Street, London, MDCCCL. (1850)
Part First: Saints With Their Emblems.
Part Second: Emblems With Their Saints.
"The object of this Manual is to supply in some degree a want often felt by persons engaged in the pursuits of Archaeology and Ecclesiology, by tourist and lovers of Fine Arts in general........
It may be found useful for identifying holy personages represented in paint and sculpture; and also to guide the artist in the representation of saints and angels according to conventional and established forms."
BINDING: FINE BINDING!
Bound in 3/4 black leather binding, with marbled paper on boards. Raised bands on spine, with gilt ruled and dotted lines accenting each band.
Six compartments, with a maroon leather label in one, with the title in Gilt.
The date, 1850, is stamped in gilt at the base of the spine.
Signed Binding "Tuckett Binder To The Queen"
Owners bookplate on inside of front board.
(see picture #6)
CONDITION: NEAR FINE CONDITION!
Binding is Tight & Secure!
Absolutely NO weakness to hinges!
Some light rubbing to boards as well as
a very small amount to the spine.
Paper is in very good condition,
NO Tears, NO Writing, No Turned Down Pages!
Some age discoloration to pages, all text is clear!
Please look at all the pictures, they accurately depict the condition of the book.
Book will be well packed, and shipped in a strong box!