Rip van Winkle American Folklore 1889 McLoughlin juvenile book lot x 2Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Rip van Winkle, Children's Books, Illustrated Books).
Rip Van Winkle: Robin Hood Series - Lot x 2.
Published 1889, New York by McLoughlin Brothers.
Each 12 pages. Text in English. Color illustrated.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers. Interesting lot of 2 versions of this classic American tale. Versions are different, please see photos.
Lot is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Lot is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings 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 lot 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.
Books Measures c. 7 3/4" H x 5 1/2" W.