Maria Cheeseman street Orphan Candy Girl 1855 American Christian Children's BookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Maria Cheeseman; or, the Candy-Girl.
Published 1855, Philadelphia by American Sunday-School Union.
158 pages. Text in English. Publisher's catalog at rear. Wood engraved frontis & half title protected by original tissue guard, several wood engravings throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & spine pictorial decorations, embossed cover decorations,
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding and spine ends gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
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.
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Book Measures c. 6" H x 4" W.