Lot 553 of 766:
William Sandys Christmastide finely bound by Root  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$330
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Christmastide, Its History, Festivities, and Carols

Author:
Sandys, William

Place:
London

Publisher:
John Russell Smith

Date:
[c. 1852]

Description:

[viii], 327, [1] pp. 9 lithograph plates, including frontispiece; woodcut vignettes throughout. (8vo) 19.5x13.5 cm (7¾x5¼") full polished red calf, triple gilt-rule borders, spine gilt with onlay green morocco holly-leaf decorations, green morocco labels, raised bands, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. First Edition.

Finely bound by Root of London. A scarce early history of the Christmas holidays.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine faded, minor wear; near fine.


 
Item number:
268623
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