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Atkinson's Casket; Gems of Literature Wit and Sentiment

SKU: Atkinsons Casket AB0410157 $125.00
Atkinson trades Casket or Gems of Literature Wit and Sentiment. Philadelphia. Issues #1 January through #12 December 1835 bound in a single volume. Half leather with marbled boards (detached front board). Title year and embellishments on five compartment spine in gilt. Shelf-wear to head and foot of spine. Corner bumps edge-wear grime and scuffs consistent with age. 716 white to off-white pages with minor foxing and spotting confined generally to the engraved plates end sheets and first/last pages. No tears or losses. Text is complete with table of contents. Volume measures: 14.5 cm. x 23.3 cm. (Octavo). Volume contains fold out period color maps black & white maps many engravings and yellow sheet engravings. Basically a cornucopia of literature humor information travel etc with tremendous engravings. The volume is special just by virtue of the maps. Mylar cover.