Florian's William Tell 1836 leather children's book Greenfield Mass. scarceBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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New Edition of Florian's "Guillaume Tell," With An Introduction.
Published 1836, Greenfield, Massachusetts by A. Phelps.
105 pages. Text in English. Early owners signature at top of title by Mary Jane Parker.
Period 1/2 leather binding, smooth spine, marbled covers.
Binding rubbed and age worn but overall remains clean, tight, and sound. Book opens to title page, paper age toned, moderate age spotting throughout with some heavy age spotting/ stains.
Scarce western Mass. American imprint in any condition.
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.
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Book Measures c. 6 1/4"H x 3 7/8"W.