The Epicurean by Thomas Moore (Longman, 1856) Bound by Hayday
The Epicurean – A Tale
London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts. 1856
Inner board with binder’s stamp ‘Bound by Hayday’.
Hardback – full leather with gilt decoration to spine, boards and edges; page-block all edges gilt. xii, 210pp,  publisher’s catalogue. 7 x 5 inches approx. (180mm x 123mm).
Binding rubbed and worn to extremities and hinges; boards a little bumped to corners. Signs of bookplate removed to front paste-down, some splitting to front endpaper hinge; some age tanning and dustiness to pages but generally very clean.
Overall, showing wear otherwise remaining a reasonably nice example of a Hayday binding.
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