Children's Half Hour w/ Jesus 1877 Goodspeed & Hicks illustrated Christian bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Children's Half-Hours with Jesus, Containing A Full Narrative of His Life, by Rev. E.H. Goodspeed and Rev. E.W. Hicks.
Published 1877, New York by S. Hess.
551 pages. Text in English. Steel engravings throughout. Engraved frontispiece protected by original tissue guard.
A large heavy book, with a profusion of 66 full page plates, approx. 1/2 being finely engraved plates throughout.
Period 1/2 leather books, raised and gilt bands, gilt compartment decorations, lettering and cover designs, all edges gilt.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, joints with small scuffing, joints slightly cracked, covers still firmly attached.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
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.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives. Nice antiquarian book.
Book Measures c. 10" H x 8 1/4" W.