J.D. Carson, Hardcover (Half Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Early
REV. JOHN HOWARD. The Illustrated Scripture History for the Young, Philadelphia: J.D. Carson, undated (mid- to late 19th century). Fat 12mo, a reprinting of the first edition by Virtue & Yorston, pp. x, 320; xiv, 320, purple cloth boards three-quarter bound in black morocco with gilt lettering and blind-stamped decoration to spines, gilt lettering and image of a praying child on front, marbled edges, "above 320 steel engravings." With original title pages and folding frontispiece. Small bites of biblical stories suitable for bedtime reading. Condition of these books: Covers have areas of discoloration. Small blemished to endpages. Clean, tight, very good and sound. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Children. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53997.