Voice of the Sea Mermaids ocean stories 1891 chromolithographed juvenile bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Books, Juvenile Books, Illustrated Books, Mermaid).
The Voice of the Sea.
Published 1891, Boston by Estes & Lauriat.
c. 48 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with full page chromolithographed plates printed on one side only.
Publisher's 1/4 cloth binding, pictorial paper covered boards, oblong format.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, chipping along the edges of covers, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, 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. 8" H x 15" W.