Electrical Boy early electricity 1891 John Trowbridge illustrated pictorial bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Electrical Boy, or the Career of Greatman and Greatthings, by John Trowbridge.
Published 1891, Cambridge, Massachusetts by the University Press.
390 pages. Text in English. Frontispiece. Illustrated throughout with several b&w plates and intext line drawings.
Publisher's gilt pictorial cloth binding, embossed cover design features a winged cherub above electricity lines.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, evidence of old library stamp to spine, title page paper surface effaced, yet still remains overall attractive as a decorative 19th century object.
Great early pictorial binding depicting electricity.
Text block paper is slightly soiled from browsing throughout, small staining likely from young fingers long ago.
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. 7" H x 5" W.