Children's Reading Primer Alphabets ABC Learning c. 1850 Dean illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Dean's First Primer.
Published c. 1850's, London by Dean & Son.
12 pages plus wrapper covers. Text in English. Wood engraved images.
Scarce mid-19th century juvenile.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers. Includes several ABC plates, list of words of one syllable
Item is over 170 years old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers age worn, slight rubbing, various edge flaws including some corner creasing or splits, covers detached from sewn signature of pages, remains overall clean and attractive as a fragile survival.
Text block paper is toned, signs of handling, small scattered spotting, internally still well preserved.
Still attractive on the shelf. The scarce pamphlet 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 and our best attempt to convey how this antique pamphlet survives.
Covers measures c. 8 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W.