Toy book Stories Cousin Agnes c. 1830's hand colored juvenile book moral storiesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Moral Stories).
Stories by Cousin Agnes.
Published c. 1830's, New York by Leavitt & Allen.
62  pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with 17 full page hand colored woodcut plates (including the title page).
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations.
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.
One plate is torn across the bottom with a small amount of loss to the image (see pic).
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. 5" H x 4" W.