Reading Pennsylvania German almanac 1862 illustrated calendar Pennsylvania DutchBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Calendars, Pennsylvania Dutch, Illustrated Books).
Der neue Reading Calender.
Published 1861, Reading, Pennsylvania by Carl Kessler.
39 pages. Text in German. Wood engraved cover illustration by W. Schoner which features a large American Eagle above a rural farming scene.
Illustrated paper wrappers. Original decorative binding cord.
Scarce Civil War year German almanac in any condition.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, spotted, some corners missing, etc. yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 8 1/4" H x 6 7/8" W.