Golden Goblin fantasy 1906 Dunham George Kerr art nouveau illustrations bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, George Kerr).
The Golden Goblin, or, The Flying Dutchman, Jr: A Pleasant Fantasy for Children Based on the Most Fascinating of All Undying Legends, by Curtis Dunham, Illustrated by George Kerr.
Published 1906, Indianapolis by the Bobbs-Merrill Company.
189  pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, including 8 full page color plates.
A wonderful early 20th century picture book reminiscent of the Oz format and visual presentation.
A lovely color stamped paper covered boards binding as opposed to the more common cloth binding which is different.
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 ends slightly chipped as seen remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, slight hint of text block being shaken, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book 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 showing how this antique book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 9 1/2" H x 7 3/8" W.