Children's Fables Treasure Chest Novelty Case 1962 Lot x 23 miniature booksBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Boo(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Juvenile Books, Children's Books, Novelty Books, Illustrated Books, Miniature Books, Novelty Case, Puss in Boats, Rumpelstiltskin).
Treasure Chest of 20 Books.
Published 1962, Peoria, Illinois by Mt. Hawley Publishing Co.
23 miniature books, each c. 32 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
An assortment of books, six of which were not issued with the box but an early owner has placed within with the 17 others (of 20) which were. So while 3 short of the original 20, in total there are three extra.
Publisher's pictorial miniature paper wrappers, retains original novelty treasure chest cardboard protective case.
Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, set remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
The set 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 set 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.
Books Measure c. 2" H x 1 3/4" W.