The Poetical Album by Alaric A Watts
1828. 395 pages. Full bound black leather. Book has been rebound. Pages are heavily tanned with noticeable foxing throughout. Cracks to hinges, exposing binding thread. Slight crinkling to paper at gutters, however binding remains firm. Heavy water staining to text block edges. Pages are slightly affected. Pencil inscription to title page. Heavy scuffing to front endpaper. Boards have heavy edge wear with corner bumping. Moderate tanning to spine and edges with some crushing to spine ends. Gilt lettering is darkened. Large splits to joints. Leather peeling to spine, edges and corners. Black marks to all surfaces. Book is bowed and forward leaning.