Animal Kingdom ABC Illustrated Reading Primer 1885 color juvenile linen bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Linen Books, Illustrated Books, Children's Books, Reading Primer, Animal Kingdom).
The Natural History ABC Book.
Published 1885, Cincinnati, Ohio by Peter G. Thomson.
15 pages plus wrappers. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout with color images printed on linen.
Publisher's pictorial linen. Entire book printed on sturdy linen cloth.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, various stains, corner curling, edge fraying of linen cloth, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Text is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
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 19th century 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 7 3/4" W.