ABC of Animals Children's Reading Primer Alphabet c. 1870's color litho juv bookBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Books, Juvenile Books, Reading Primers, Illustrated Books, Animals).
ABC of Animals.
Published c. 1870's, New York by Shugg & Co.
28 pages, all printed on one side only Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
Publisher's pictorial color lithographed cardstock wrappers. Front cover heavily edge chipped and detached, lacks rear cover. Book is clearly a well used example with numerous mostly small edge and corner flaws, some soiling throughout.
An early owner has carefully restitched the spine with thread, although many leaves are not coming loose.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
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 juvenile 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. 10 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W.