Gnawing Animals 1866 Robin Ranger children's zoology book rats mice beaversBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Gnawing Animals, by Robin Ranger.
Published 1866, New York by the Sunday-School Union.
64 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & spine decorations, embossed cover designs.
This scarce juvenile book is physically old and shows some clear signs of handling and time.
Binding age worn, cloth is stained and faded, well rubbed all over.
Text block paper is toned, light scattered age staining, inner hinge cracked, internally still 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. 4 1/4" H x 2 7/8" W.