Juveniles with hand color plates c.1840-60 era chap books collection x 10Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Excellent lot of ten mid to early 19th century juvenile books with color, most original hand color.
Each is scarce/ rare, all hand colored juvenile chapbooks and even cloth bound books of this era survive in comparatively very small numbers, together the lot is unique and would require time and effort to assemble, several titles could prove elusive if not unobtainable for years.
Stories by Cousin Agnes. New York, Leavitt & Allen. Cloth, pictorially blind stamped. 17 full page h.c. plates (1 plate torn with corner loss). No date, circa 1840-50 era.
The History of Simple Simon. 8 pp., no date, c. 1830-40's. 8 h.c. wood cut images.
History of Old Dame Trot, and Her Comical Cat. 8 pp., no date, c. 1830-40's. 8 h.c. wood cut images.
History of John Gilpin.
New York, McLoughlin Bro's. 12 pp., early McLoughlin title of the c. 1854-1863 era).
Dame Wonders' Picture Books, Mary Goodchild.
New York, McLoughlin Bro's. 12 pp. c. 1863-70 era.
Happy Home Series of Primers.
Philadelphia, Davis, Porter & Co. 10 pp. (could be lacking a final wrapper cover or pages). no date, c. 1850's.
Good Little Pigs Library, Vol. 3, The Story of Mister Fox.
Boston, 1858, Taggard & Thompson. 32 pp., book pages/ plates shuffled and slightly out of order, could be lacking a leaf. Re-stitched with thread by early owner. Color litho cover, 10 full page h.c. wood engravings.
My Pretty Verse Book. An Alphabet of Verses.
London, The Religious Tract Society. c.1860's. Six color lithographs.
Alfred Crowquill's Fairy Tales. Patty and Her Pitcher: or, Kindness of Heart.
1857, London, G. Routledge & Co. 1857. 14 full pagh.c. wood engravings, color litho cover.
Bright Thoughts and Joyful Tales.
c. 1867, New York, McLoughlin Bros. Color litho cover, cloth spine, 12 full page color lithographed plates.
Shortest book measures: 5" H X 4" W.
Tallest book measures: 8" H X 5" W.
Set along shelf measures: 1 1/2".