The Ice King Caroline Butler 1853 illustrated children's book w/ 8 platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Books for Children, Illustrated Books, American Editions, 19th Century Books, Caroline Butler).
The Ice King, and The Sweet South Wind, by Caroline H. Butler.
Published 1853, Boston by Phillips, Sampson & Co.
176 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontis protected by original tissue guards. Complete with 8 full page lithographs.
Scarce mid-19th century children's book.
Publisher's cloth binding, smooth spine, gilt pictorial spine decorations, embossed cover designs.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf, slight soiling. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7 1/4" H x 6" W.