Two Jolly Mariners c. 1910 Stewart Orr lovely illustrated children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Stewart Orr).
Two Jolly Mariners. Illustrations by Stewart Orr.
Published c. 1910, New York by Dodge Publishing Company.
42 pages, oblong format. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with full page color lithographs.
Illustrated paper covered boards. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, some old holes along spine cloth, top edge of cloth on rear cover slightly chewed away long ago. Hinges cracked and repaired. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting. Numerous line drawings colored with crayon by an early owner long ago.
Scarce book, offered as found.
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. 7 1/4" H x 9 1/2" W.