Maud Miller Poetic Ballad c.1890's John Greenleaf Whittier color plate gift bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Poetry, Ballads, John Greenleaf Whittier).
Maud Miller: A Ballad by John Greenleaf Whittier.
Published c. 1890's, London by Castell Brothers.
c. 24 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
Publisher's 1/4 cloth binding, chromolithographed pictorial cover paste downs, plus eight full page chromolithographs.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, light speckle staining to boards, 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 quite clean, tight, sound internally (slightly shaken as often seen in these types of gift books.
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 5 1/2" W.