The Skeleton in Armor


This antique hardcover book is bound in decorative green cloth with beveled edges. The front cover is heavily worked in black etchings; title lettering is bright, clean gilt with a decorative initial capital letter. Spine lettering is similarly decorative, in gilt; page edges are gilt. Some cover soil or wear; some foxing within, but most inner pages clean, bright and unmarked. This decorator copy features calligraphic text, with decorative and varied borders on each page, interspersed with engraved plates. Approx. 40 pages, 7"x9".



  • THE SKELETON IN ARMOR
  • Henry W. Longfellow
  • James R. Osgood & Co., 1877