Illustrated Children's Books lot x 3 c.1890-1905 Fables Nursery stories & DutchBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Children's Books, Illustrated Books, Fables).
Hans and Sister Hilda, A Christmas Secret, by John Howard Jewett.
Published c. 1905, New York by E.P. Dutton & Company.
c. 20 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, some color plates. Lacks end papers, paper toned, book shaken.
The Favorite Book of Fables.
Published 1890, London by Thomas Nelson & Sons.
128 pages. Text in English.
Heroes and Heroines of Nursery History, by G.E. Sadler. Illustrated by Frank Cox.
Published c. 1890, New York by George Rutledge & Sons.
54 pages. Text in English. Oblong format. Illustrated throughout, 28 full page color litho plates. Some signs of old juvenile hand coloring to b&w images. Book opens to title page.
Lot of three (3)100+ year old illustrated children's books.
Bindings show signs of age and wear as typical given the fragile paper nature of them.
Text blocks show signs of age- the pictures capture the overall appearance of how they survive. Not perfect or new, but still well worthy of ownership and pleasing.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Books Measure c. 8" x 6".