Hubner's Biblical History 1868 Philadelphia Dutch German leather clasps woodcutsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Religion, Christianity, Biblical History, Illustrated Books, Leather Books, Pennsylvania Dutch).
Biblische Historien aus den alten und neuen Testamente fur die Jugen und Volkschulen, by Hubner.
Published 1868, Philadelphia by Kohler.
428 pages. Text in German. Illustrated throughout with dozens of full page wood engraved plates. Wood engraved map of Palestine at rear.
Period embossed full leather binding, gilt title lettering, original metal (brass) clasps still functional, marbled edges and end papers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, small hole along rear joint, tiny chipping at spine head, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is age toned, moderate to heavy age spotting and foxing, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
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. 8" H x 4 3/4" W.