Juvenile Geography 1853 Smith illustrated children's school book hand color mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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An Introductory Geography, Designed for Children, by Roswell C. Smith.
Published 1853, New York by Daniel Burgess & Co.
176 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout with wood engravings. 15 hand colored maps.
Publisher's cloth binding, illustrated paper cover paste downs.
Item is physically old and shows clear signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, rubbed, spine leather chipped, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is toned but clean, internally well preserved, scattered staining and smudging.
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. 6 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.