Bible Biblical History c.1860's lot x 4 rare juvenile magazines w/ 64 engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Religion, Christianity, Biblical History).
Scripture History for the Young, Illustrated Edition by Rev. John Howard.
Published c. 1860's, New York by Virtue & Co.
4 issues, each w/ engravings followed by c. 20 pages of text. Text in English. Profusely illustrated, each issue contains 16 different well printed steel engraved plates. Total of 64 engravings in these 4 periodicals.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers.
4 issues of this 20 issue series. Each issue complete unto itself. Issues included in this lot: 9, 11, 12, 19.
Lot is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Lot is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings gently age worn, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, lot remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Lot 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 lot 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.
Books Measure c. 7" H x 5 1/4" W.