Proverbial Philosophy, Martin F. Tupper, 1853
Proverbial Philosophy, Martin F. Tupper. This collection of poetry was very popular in its day, both in the UK and North America.
Published by T. Hatchard, London, 1853. Fifteenth edition.
An attractive, very good hardback bound in dark green chagrin leather with raised bands to spine and gilt title. Very minor shelf wear and slight sunning to spine. Previous owner's inscription to first free endpaper. Beautiful shiny gilt edges to text block all round.
Other than some mild offsetting opposite portrait frontispiece, the text is clean and bright. All soundly bound. A handsome copy.
Text in English.
viii + 514pp.
Weight approximately 472g (unpacked).
Approximately 169mm high x 114mm wide x 30mm deep.