Little Dog Trusty Children's Story c. 1870 illustrated juvenile bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Juvenile Books, Children's Stories, Illustrated Books, Pets, Dogs).
Little Dog Trusty - Aunt Mavor's Toy Books.
Published c. 1870, London by George Routledge and Sons.
8 color lithographed pictorial pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers. Early gift inscription along spine of front cover dated 1874.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, some early thread repairs to spine base, small chipping, 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, 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. 9 3/4" H x 7 1/4" W.