Jack & the Beanstalk Children's Fairy Tale 1870s McLoughlin color juvenile bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Books, Fairy Tales, Jack & the Beanstalk, Illustrated Books).
Jack and the Beanstalk - Aunt Louisa's Big Picture Series.
Published c. 1871-86, New York by McLoughlin Brothers.
24 pp. (although the numbering of text pages is 6 ). Text in English. Illustrated throughout with six nice color lithographed plates.
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, neat early owners thread stitching along the spine which is slightly frayed, 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, a couple very short minor edge splits in blank margins, 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 nice juvenile 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 3/4" H x 9 1/8" W. Quarto format.