Original decorated binding with stamped gilt. 64pp. Songs with engraved vignettes. A few smudges in interior. Slight Hardback. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Illustrated Book of Songs For Children. ...
Publisher: James g. Gregory, Publisher
Publication Date: 1880
Book Condition: VG+
Book Description James G. Gregory [1864?], New York, 1864. Book Condition: Fair to Good. Edition not stated. Original printing circa 1864. Hard-to-find Civil War era children's nursery rhymes, numerous with musical notation. With 17 wood engravings by John Filmer. Electrotyped and printed by C A Alvord. A poor copy, offered only because it is scarce in any condition. Dampstaining thru p 12. Paper loss on first prelim thru frontispiece, which has a half-inch hole. Front fly leaf absent. Green cloth, gilt and blind stamping. Boards sl wavy, top corner of upper board nibbled. No mildew or odor. OCLC lists 15 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 3210