A for Apple Pie & Nursery Rhymes 46 color plates c.1870 Red Riding Hood 3 BearsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Juvenile Books, Nursery Rhymes).
A Apple Pie and Other Nursery Rhymes. Printed in colours by Kronheim.
Published c. 1870's, London and New York by George Routledge and Sons.
c. 98 pages. Text in English. 46 (of 48) color lithographed plates. All plates printed on one side only.
Rare 19th century color plate juvenile in any condition.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover & spine decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints scuffed, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, a few short minor edge splits closed neatly with tiny pieces of archival tape on reverse, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this juvenile survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 6 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W.