Mother Goose's Melodies Nursery Rhymes 1875 McLoughlin pictorial juvenile bookBrian DiMambro
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Mother Goose's Melodies.
Published c. 1875, New York by McLoughlin Brothers.
64 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
Publisher's pictorial color lithographed card stock wrappers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Fragile all paper binding well age worn, spine perished, signatures and contents shaken, 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, moderate scattered spotting, one leaf with short closed edge split.
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 19th century juvenile 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. 5 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W.