The Newsboy newspaper youth trades 1860 John Ellard illustrated children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
The Newsboy, by John Ellard.
Published 1860, Philadelphia by William S. & Alfred Martien.
173 pages. Text in English. 6 wood engraved illustrations. Frontis engraving protected by original tissue guard. Publisher's 6 pp. catalog at rear.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover designs. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display light scattered spotting throughout.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. 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. 6 1/4" H x 4 1/8" W.