Memory A Souvenir Papier-Mache Leavitt & Allen 1854 Illustrated Gift Book
Published in circa 1854 by Leavitt & Allen of New York, Memory A Souvenir looks to be a book of poetry and short stories. Starts with Boys on the Ice which looks like a poem. Then page 14 leads into The Death of Soto with page 16 bearing a foot note at the bottom of the page Bancroft's History of the United States Vol. i. p. 48 and continues with what looks like mostly short stories.
Table of contents; The magnolia, Impromptu, boys on the ice, the death of soto, the conqueror, to an ostrich feather, music, ode to jamestown, lgoochie, song, the young mother, muerte en garrote VII, the rescue, the prayer of the lyre, the young devotee, stanzas, lake george, death of galeazzo sforza, amy cranstoun, a sea picture, the harmony of nature, the bride of lammermoor, dick moon, green's pond, presentment, kaatskill, washington, isolated affection, a living poet, innocenza.
Noted contributors include; Grenville Mellen, Esq, WM L Stone, Esq, A. D. Paterson, Esq, J.K. Paulding, Esq., E. F. E.
Noted Contribution notes; "By the author of The Brothers", "By the author of Guy Rivers, Atalantis, The Yemassee", "By the Author of Redwood and Hope Leslie", "by the Author of A Year in Spain", "By the Author of Allen Prescot"
Jacket: None N/A
Binding: Very Good
Pages: Very Good
Notable issues: Cracking to cover, losses to paint, possible losses to mother of pearl inlay, corner chips/cuts, edge wear and chipping, slight bow. Back cover has chipping, edge wear, corner chip/cut, cracking. Spine is leather, cracked at the cover dried out, losses, chipping and other damages. Binding is very good. Pages have foxing, tanning consistent with the age of the book. No noted losses with some minor pressing wrinkles. Wrinkled, writing, and losses as pictured.
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This item condition is overall Fair + to Good antique condition.
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