Little ABC Linen Book Children's Reading Primer c. 1890's pictorial fabric bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Juvenile Books, Illustrated Books, Linen Books, Alphabets, Reading Primers).
Little ABC Book - Printed on Linen.
Published c. 1890's, likely United States.
12 pages counting wrappers. Text in English. Illustrated throughout, all letters are red. Linen pages & covers.
Publisher's pictorial color linen covers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, corners bent (readily able to be pressed flat due to linen cloth), old light damp stains, small scattered spotting, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Linen 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. 6" H x 4 1/4" W.