Sailor Boy nautical 1856 McLoughlin Brothers hand colored juvenile chap bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Juvenile Books, Illustrated Books, Nautical Books, Sailing).
The Sailor Boy or, First and Last Voyage.
Published 1856, New York by McLoughlin Brothers Publishers.
16 pages counting wrappers. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with eight full page hand colored wood engraved plates.
Publisher's color lithographed pictorial paper wrappers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, short splitting to spine paper at ends, 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 uncommon mid-19th century juvenile 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 7" W.