Lot 1154: William Harry Rogers SPIRITUAL CONCEITS 1862 Antique Theology Full-Page Woodcut Emblems Joseph Swain Engravings Old English Poetry
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Spiritual Conceits, Extracted from the Writings of the Fathers, the Old English Poets, Etc. Illustrated by W. Harry Rogers
Author: William Harry Rogers
Publisher: Griffith and Farran
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 223 pages
Width: 6.25" Height: 8.5"
Book Details: "The hundred emblems of Christian life which are comprised in the present volume requrie a few words of introduction . . . The book now offered to the public is an original illustrated compilation."
Condition / Notes: This antique leather volume has the front board and spine cover separated from the text block, still as one with the rear board. The exterior shows decorative gilt and blindstamped tooling, as well as moderate rubbing and scuffing concentrated at the extremities. The text block is solid and adorned with gilt edges. The pages show mild age toning. The work is lavishly illustrated with full-page woodcut emblems engraved by Joseph Swain after William Harry Rogers.
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