Boy Travelers Siam & Java SE Asia 1881 Knox illustrated travel adventure bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Asia, Southeast Asia, Travel, Tourism, Illustrated Books, Children's Books).
Adventures of Two Youths in a Journey to Siam and Java, with Descriptions of Cochin-China, Cambodia, Sumatra, and the Malay Archipelago, by Thomas W. Knox.
Published 1881, New York by Harper & Brothers.
446 pages. Text in English. Chromolithographed frontis, profusely illustrated throughout with line drawings, many full page with tissue guards.
Publisher's decoratively stamped cloth binding, elaborate gilt & embossed pictorial cover designs.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, some light old soiling to cloth in spots as seen, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book 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 antique book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 7" W.