Natural History for Children 1835 illustrated juvenile's chap bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Zoology, Natural History, Animals, Insects).
Natural History for Children, by Timothy Goodwise.
Published 1835, Portland, Maine by Colesworthy.
31 pages plus wrappers. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with 31 small woodcut per page.
A rare early Maine juvenile, with 31 different woodcuts. Nicer than typical for paper juvenile items of this era.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered soft age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book 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. 5 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W.