Mother Gooses Melodies c. 1865-70 illustrated children's nursery rhymes old bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Book, Illustrated Books, Nursery Rhymes, Mother Goose).
Mother Goose's Melodies, Containing All that Have Ever Come to Light of Her Memorable Writings.
Published c. 1865-70, New York by Leavitt & Allen Brothers.
96 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout with 62 hand colored woodcut illustrations.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, pictorial cover decorations, embossed ruled covers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, 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. 6" H x 5" W.