Israel Putnam American Revolutionary War General 1884 chromo juvenile bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Illustrated Books, Juvenile Books, Israel Putnam).
The Uncle Sam Series; The Story of Putnam the Brave [The Uncle Sam Series], by R.H. Stoddard.
Published 1884, United States by Peter G. Thomson.
8 pages. Text in English. Illustrated with four full page chromolithos plus color litho covers..
Scarce 19th century chromolithographed juvenile about this American Revolutionary War hero.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, small corner and bottom edge chipping, spine with old paper tape applied neatly long ago, spine paper splitting at bottom, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
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. 10 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W.