Old Mother Hubbard Dog Nursery Rhyme c. 1858-62 illustrated juvenile bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Juvenile Books, Illustrated Books, Nursery Rhymes, Old Mother Hubbard).
Mama Lovechild's Series: Old Mother Hubbard.
Published c. 1858-62, New York by McLoughlin Brothers.
6 leaves plus paper wrappers. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with eight full pages of hand colored wood engraved illustrations, all printed on one side only.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, spine paper splitting 4" up from bottom, rear leaf (cover) with some dark staining at bottom, otherwise mostly typical inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, 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 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W.