Boys' Scrap Book 1839 American Sunday School Union illustrated children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Children's Books, Religion, Christianity, Essays, History, Biography).
The Boys' Scrap Book 1839.
Published 1838, Philadelphia by the American Sunday-School Union.
255 pages. Text in English. Complete with seven full page woodcut engravings, including wood engraved frontis.
Period 1/4 leather binding, gilt decorated spine and title lettering. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, edges of covers slightly worn and chipped, text block square and tight but with noticeable dark small stain at top right edge which is confined top the blank margin.
Book contains early neat 1841 gift inscription on interior leaf. Please see photos.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. 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. 6 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W.