Thomas T. Ash, 1835, Hardcover (Full Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, Early
ANONYMOUS (Samuel G. Goodrich). Peter Parley's Picture Book, Philadelphia: Thomas T. Ash, 1835. About 5.5x4 inches, an early edition if not the first, pp. viii, 124, full calf with gilt floral decorations and a morocco label to the spine, with five raised bands, double-fillet borders to front and back panels, floral devices in corners, older covers recycled as paste-downs, top edge gilt, extensive illustration, as the title indicates. Includes a spelling section and a series of short chapters for the beginning reader. Numerous copies in Worldcat, but scarce in commerce. Condition of this book: Covers fine, moderate foxing and other staining inside. Shipments outside the U.S. may be subject to local taxes. Size: 16mo (very small). 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: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; United States; 19th century; Children. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 55025.