Elaboate American Victorian book design. Front covergold-stamped with title and black-stamped design of rustic home with family at work and play. Rear cover blind embossed design. Minor wear to the binding. Pages are tight and clean with no marks. Gift presentation in ink on the presentation page. No odor. No sun fading. No dust jacket as issued. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Golden Thoughts on Mother, Home and Heaven. ...
Publisher: R.C. Treat
Publication Date: 1878
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description Bradley, Garretson & Co., Philidelphia., 1882. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Revised Edition. Hardcover (yellow illustrated cloth, elaborately blocked in gilt and in black, spine & front cover), 454 pp., a few full-page wood-engraved plates at the heads of each section. The cover illustration takes the title literally and depicts an elaborate rural farm scene (the "home", sea with setting sun in background, gilt bird in tree, child rolling hoop, much more) and an indoor domestic scene (mother & daughter by fireplace, angel with large flapping wings) in gilt, inset within circle. The spine is elaborate stamped with more of the same. Great camp Mothers' Day gift! Near-Fine (no d.j., of course). Bookseller Inventory # 016890
Book Description N.D. Thompson & Co., St. Louis, MO, 1882. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Original full black leather binding with embossed blind-stamped decorations on the front and rear covers and a gold-stamped angel hovering over hearth, mother and child on the front cover with gold-stamped cupid and other decorations on the spine. We have re-dyed the scuffs to the leather and treated the binding with The Library of Congress formula for leather preservation to good effect. The pages are tight and clean with no marks, all edges gilt. Some age-toning and foxing to the title page and a few of the early pages. Name stamp on the front flyleaf. No odor. Photos available upon request. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # MP16-498Z