Funny Cat & Dog Children's Story c. 1870 Dutch juvenile book w/ 16 color lithosBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Dutch Books, Juvenile Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books).
De Kluchtige Poes en Het Hondje. 7th Ed.
Published c. 1870, Haarlem Holland by I. de Haan.
16 pages. Text in Dutch. Profusely illustrated throughout by Emrik & Binger (Haarlem).
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, complete with 16 full page color lithographed plates all depicting cats and dogs.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine neatly replaced in past with linen tape, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally. Delightful series of illustrations by this famous artist.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W.