Swiss Family Robinson Children's Story 1899 pictorial book w/ dust jacketBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Juvenile Books, Illustrated Books, Swiss Family Robinson).
The Swiss Family Robinson, Or the Adventures of a Shipwrecked Family Upon and Uninhabited Island.
Published 1899, Philadelphia by Henry Altemus Company.
200 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Publisher's catalog at rear.
Publisher's pictorial cloth binding with color paste-on front cover, original pictorial dust jacket. Of note for the very scarce/ rare early juvenile dust jacket which for most books of this era is long gone.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
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 3/4" H x 5 1/4" W.