The Boy with an Idea 1885 Eiloart illustrated juvenile book trained bearsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Juvenile Books, Children's Stories, Illustrated Books, Trained Bears).
The Boy with an Idea by Mrs. Eiloart.
Published 1885, New York by G.P. Putnam's Sons.
295 pages. Text in English. Frontispiece protected by original tissue guard.
An exceptionally bright example of a 19th century cloth book rarely found in this condition.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt pictorial cover decorations, embossed cover designs.
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 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 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. 8" H x 5 1/2" W.