Mohawk, NY: 1848.
Unique visitor's book of Miss Julia Spencer of Mohawk, New York, with 19 manuscript entries (primarily poems, one mounted, most signed, some dated) and three stunning, original, hand-colored roses, protected with tissue guards. Unusual and creative record of an ordinary woman's friendships and art of living. 45 leaves (23 blank), small 8vo (7.75 x 6.25 inches), original gilt and blind-tooled decorative red leather (edge-worn), all edges gilt. All the entries are from 1848 to 1857. Very good(-) condition.
Condition: Very Good