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GEMS OF SACRED POETRY. by MINIATURE BOOK.: - First Edition - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 34824)

GEMS OF SACRED POETRY.

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GEMS OF SACRED POETRY.

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London, printed for The Religious Tract Society, (1829). (R T S). FIRST EDITION (?) circa 1829, (no statement of edition on title page), miniature book approximately 67 x 53 mm, 2½ x 2 inches, gilt frontispiece of harpist, extra gilt title page with decorated frame, 2 extra leaves at the end also printed in gold coloured lithography, one showing a basket of fruit, the other a sheaf of wheat, (256) pages including index of first lines. Bound into original publisher's burgundy morocco wallet style case with tuck-in flap, gilt title, 2 gilt rules and 2 tiny gilt motifs to spine, all edges gilt, blue grey endpapers. Head and tail of spine very slightly worn, binding very slightly rubbed, small closed tear to tuck-in flap, almost invisibly mended, fold to front endpapers cracked but binding sound, faint inscription on front endpaper dated 1829, contents very nice. A very good plus copy, most likely first edition. Bondy mentions having seen a copy with the extra gold printed leaves at the rear. Miniature Books, page 128; Welsh, Bibliography of Miniature Books, 2971. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
34824
Title
GEMS OF SACRED POETRY.
Author
MINIATURE BOOK.:
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Place of Publication
London, printed for The Religious Tract Society, (1829). (R T S)
Keywords
miniature book sacred christian verse poetry poems religious

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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spine
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gilt
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