Aunt Sophy's Boys and Girls 1879 D.P. Sanford fine illustrated children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Literature, Juvenile's).
Aunt Sophy's Boys and Girls, by Mrs. D.P. Sanford.
Published 1879, New York by E.P. Dutton and Company.
212 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Publisher's catalog at rear. Frontis engraving protected by original tissue guard.
Publisher's illustrated cloth binding, embossed (stamped in blind) and gilt spine and cover decorations, all edges gilt. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains exceptionally well preserved and attractive on the shelf, much nicer than typical for children's books of this era. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W.