Funny Mandarin Chinese cover Children's Stories 1888 color juvenile bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Stories, Juvenile Books, Illustrated Books).
Funny Mandarin and Other Frolics.
Published 1888, Philadelphia by Hubbard Brothers.
c. 80 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout in b&w.
Publisher's 1/4 cloth binding, color lithographed pictorial paper covered boards.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally. A nicer than typical example of an inherently fragile style of binding from this era.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W.