Peep at the Old World Children Ethnography 1850 illustrated juvenile chap bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A Peep at the Old World.
Published 1850, Concord, New Hampshire by Rufus Merrill.
24 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with many ethic wood cuts.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers. Lacking original rear cover, replacement repair added by previous owner.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, extensive light smudging and soiling from browsing.
Paper is gently toned, 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. 6 1/4" H x 4" W.