Life of Benjamin Franklin 1846 Philadelphia classic illustrated children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Benjamin Franklin).
Life of Benjamin Franklin; Embracing Anecdotes Illustrative of his Character.
Published c. 1846, Philadelphia by Lindsay & Blakiston.
208 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with numerous full page wood engraved images.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & pictorial spine decorations, embossed cover designs.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn with some old staining to cloth, spine ends slightly chipped, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, 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. 7" H x 4 3/4" W.