Funny Fables for Little Folk Children's Stories 1866 Grandville illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Juvenile Books, Illustarted Books, Fables, Children's Stories).
Funny Fables for Little Folks. Illustrated by Grandville.
Published 1866, London by Charles Griffin and Company.
232 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with 16 wood engraved plates.
Scarce 19th century fable book.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt spine & 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, gilt remains bright, splitting to cloth along front joint and spine ends, slightly shaken text block, 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. 7 1/2" H x 5" W.