New Tale of a Tub India Tiger Children's Story 1870's pictorial juvenile bookBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Children's Stories, Juvenile Books, Illustrated Books, India, Tiger).
The New Tale of a Tub.
Published c. 1870-80's, London by George Routledge and Sons.
12 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with six color plates.
Publisher's pictorial card stock wrappers, oblong format.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, spine repaired, cover heavily rubbed with numerous short edge splits, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally. Despite the wear, the color plates all display well.
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. 9" H x 11" W.