Life of George Washington 1859 Cecil color plate biography children's book
Life of George Washington 1859 Cecil color plate biography children's book Life of George Washington 1859 Cecil color plate biography children's book Life of George Washington 1859 Cecil color plate biography children's book Life of George Washington 1859 Cecil color plate biography children's book Life of George Washington 1859 Cecil color plate biography children's book Life of George Washington 1859 Cecil color plate biography children's book Life of George Washington 1859 Cecil color plate biography children's book
$ 125.00

(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, U.S. History, Biography, George Washington, Illustrated Books, Children's Books).

Life of George Washington, Written for Children by E. Cecil.
Published 1859, Boston by Crosby, Nicholas and Company.
258 pages. Text in English. Color lithographed wood engraved frontis & half title protected by original tissue guard. Illustrated throughout with a total of six color lithographed plates.

Publisher's cloth binding, gilt pictorial spine & cover decorations, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers.

Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.

Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, small cloth fray at spin ends, 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 4 1/2" W.

[B5491].