Palmer Cox Queerie Queers Children's Book 1880's Malena CompanyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Queerie Queers with Hands, Wings, and Claws, by Chauncey Freeland York. Illustrated by Palmer Cox.
Published c. 1880's, Warriorsmark, Pennsylvania by Malena Company.
c. 100 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout by the creator of the popular "Brownies".
Publisher's cloth binding, chromolithographed paper cover paste downs. Rare 19th century juvenile which seems to have been a premium given away by this cereal company.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, 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.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 10" H x 8" W.