Nursery Picture Gallery c. 1870's Frank Leslie Children's Color Book 12 platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Juvenile Books, Illustrated Books, Coloring Books).
The Nursery Picture Gallery and Child's Own Picture Colour Book.
Published c. 1870's, New York by Frank Leslie's Publishing House.
12 plates. Text in English. Color lithograph illustrated child's coloring book.
Publisher's pictorial covers. Contains 12 plates: 6 full color instructional images, 6 B&W ready for coloring b&w outline images. 5 of the 6 coloring pages partially completed long ago.
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally 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. 10 3/4" H x 9" W.