Jack & the Bean Stalk c. 1860's George Cruikshank illustrated children's bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The History of Jack & the Bean-Stalk. Edited & Illustrated by George Cruikshank.
Published c. 1860's, London by David Bogue.
32 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with six full page etchings (complete as called for).
Publisher's pictorial card stock paper wrappers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, spine worn, darkened and scuffed, light old small staining, book is shaken, spine paper split, covers loose and approaching detached, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
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. 7" H x 5 1/4" W.