Gems For The Fireside; or Choice Miscellaneous Papers 1854 1st Ed HC S.G. Mead


Item Details:

  • Title: Gems For The Fireside; or, Choice Miscellaneous Papers, Devoted to Science, Art, History, Biography, and General Literature
  • Publisher: S.G. Mead
  • Copyright: 1854
  • Edition: First Edition


  • Book is in acceptable condition
  • Rubbing and some soiling to cover and spine
  • Edges and corners are scuffed from shelf wear
  • Head and tail of spine are chipped 
  • Spine has a small closed tear
  • Gilt edging is in good condition
  • Text block has loosened from spine but pages are still attached
  • Pages 7-10 have partially detached from binding
  • Hand colored plates and engravings are in in good condition and many still have tissue layers intact
SKU: 124157_OL-1500
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