6 Antq VICTORIAN Books GILT Embossed +

Lot of (6) small antique books, with attractive, colorful, gilt-embossed bindings:

* "Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments", by Martin Farguhar Tupper. Published by John Wiley, New York; copyright 1849. Apx 5 1/4" X 3 3/4". Red embossed cloth binding, with gilt-embossed title and embellishments on the spine.

* "L'Histoire Ancienne, Raconte aux Enfants", by M. Lam Fleury. Published by Borrani et Droz, and Allouard et Kaeppelin, Paris; copyright 1850. Apx 5 3/4" X 3 3/4". Sculpted leather binding, with gilt-embossed title and decorations on the spine; hand marbled end pages, all around.

* "The Young Cottager", by Rev. Legh Richmond. Published by the American Tract Society, New York; c1860. Wood engraved frontispiece and in-text illustrations. Apx 6 1/8" X 4". Blue embossed cloth binding, with gilt-embossed title and decorations on the spine.

* "Life and Times of John de Wycliffe", revised by Thos. O. Summers, D.D. Published by Southern Methodist Publishing House, Nashville, Tenn.; copyright 1885. Apx 6 1/4" X 4 1/4". Red cloth binding, with elaborate blind embossed Art Nouveau decorations on the cover.

* "Times and Days", being essays in Romance and History. Published by Longmans, Green, and Co., London; copyright 1889. Printed by Spottiswood & Co. Apx 7" X 4 1/2". Blue cloth binding, with beveled boards, gilt-embossed title and decorations. Most of the pages are uncut.

* "Poems", by Edwin Arnold. Published by Roberts Brothers, Boston; copyright 1880. Apx 7" X 5". Green cloth binding with gilt-embossed title and decorations.

As found, with minor age- and use-related wear, they display beautifully. Enlarge photos for detail.


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