Three Little Kittens c. 1870 McLoughlin Brothers illustrated children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Three Little Kittens.
Published c. 1870-80, New York by McLoughlin Brothers.
12 pages. Text in English. 6 chromolithographed full page plates plus color lithographed covers.
Quarto size, larger than many McLoughlin books of the era.
Publisher's 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, spine paper chipped and worn, crease at bottom corner of cover, couple minor short closed edge splits, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still attractive and well preserved for a paper juvenile of this era.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this antique children's book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 10 3/4" H x 9" W.