Curiosities Human Nature 1849 Goodrich illustrated ethnographic book conjoinedBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Ethnography, Illustrated Books, Humanity).
Curiosities of Human Nature, by Samuel Goodrich.
Published 1849, Boston by Rand and Mann.
320 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with many charmingly primitive wood engravings, including one of Siamese Twins.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt pictorial spine decorations & title lettering, embossed cover designs.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, spine ends and joints chipped, corners worn, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is toned with scattered staining or spotting, still tight and sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W.