American Indians Hope & Have 1866 Oliver Optic adventure book for childrenBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Books, Adventure Stories, Americana).
Hope and Have; or, Fanny Grant Among the Indians. A Story for Young People, by Oliver Optic (William Taylor Adams).
Published 1866, Boston by Lee and Shepard.
283 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved half title plus one full page wood engraved plate. Publisher's catalog at rear.
Period 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands, gilt title lettering, marbled covers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, rear joint cracked but cover still well attached, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper displays scattered staining.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W.