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"An Object Lesson for Nursery Folk" with Pencil Boxes and Frame, Antique

Item Details

Title and Author/Editor: An Object Lesson for Nursery Folk
Genre: Children’s
Printer: Printed in Bavaria
Binding: Original boards
Publisher: Pictorial Color Book Company
Period: Late 19th/ Early 20th Century
Place of Publication: New York
Number of Books: 4
Additional Notes: Included are two wood pencil boxes with keys featuring pastedown illustrations to the lid. One box is stamped “Made in Bavaria” and “332082” to the underside. A wood frame with the alphabet etched to the four sides features a book leaf protected by a frosted glass plate. The glass features a faint line drawing to the surface.

Condition

- edge wear to the book with peeling at the spine and graphite marking to the rear board; cracked hinge and loose boards; debris to interior of pencil boxes with soiling, ink stain and chipping to pastedowns, corners and edges; darkening to wood frame with gaps at corner and faint line drawing to glass protective cover.

Dimensions

0.5" W x 9.5" H x 8.0" D

- measures frame; visible image measures 5.75" W x 7.25" H.

Item #

ITMG641354

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