Sacred Allegories


Philadelphia: E. H. Butler & Co., 1858. New edition [1858]. Handsomely bound copy of these inspirational writings, beautifully illustrated with highly detailed engravings. Includes a memoir of the author followed by: The Shadow of the Cross; The Distand Hills; The Old Man's Home; and the King's Messengers. Full calf convincingly colored to emulate tree calf, black spine label lettered in gilt, raised spine bands, gilt decorated compartments, decorative gilt design borders to the covers, all edges gilt, ribbon bookmark, 317 pages. Some light edgewear, some crackling to the spine and spine label but no chips (the leather has been dried out but stabilized), good joints, very clean pages with a gift inscription on the first blank, no other markings. Ribbon bookmark has left a slightly darkened area in the margins of one pair of pages. A sound, clean and very attractive copy.. New Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Title: Sacred Allegories

Author Name: Adams, William. With Engravings from Original Designs By Charles W. Cope, John C. Horsley, Samuel Palmer, Birket Foster, and George E. Hicks

Categories: Fine Bindings, Distinctive Press, Early Printing,

Edition: New Edition

Publisher: Philadelphia, E. H. Butler & Co.: 1858

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 005035

Keywords: LEATHER BOUND CHRISTIAN WRITINGS INSPIRATIONAL ILLUSTRATED