Good Child's Nosegay 1832 Concord NH Atwood chap book woodcut illustrationsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A Good Child's Nosegay, Containing Alphabets Easy Lessons, &c.
Published 1832, Concord, New Hampshire by M.G. Atwood.
16 pages. Text in English. Woodcut illustrations. Different years of this title have different woodcuts and typography. Near miniature format.
Early marbled wall paper wrappers added by early owner. Chapbook is well thumbed, relatively poor shape, but rare in any condition.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally clearly a tiny little item which has seen some handling.
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. 3 1/2" H x 2 3/4" W. Near miniature.