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Indestructible Pleasure Books with Oil-Color PIctures by No Author Noted - from Black River Books and Biblio.com

Indestructible Pleasure Books with Oil-Color PIctures: Boys' & Girls' Illuminated Primer

by No Author Noted

Condition: Fair


New York: Hurd & Houghton. Rag_book. Fair. Cloth primer with glued-on paper on front and back "covers." Paper is yellow and front panel has edge chipping, a 1/2" X 2" piece missing at top edge, a nickle-size piece missing at spine edge and another small piece missing toward the front edge. Lettering and picture of school teacher and two small children are still fairly clear. Back panel also has edge pieces missing and chipping along spine edge. Publisher gives a listing of their other books on rear panel. In the interior pages each letter is illustrated with a color picture and a short poem beginning with that letter. Both capital and small Roman alphabet letters are shown as well as syllable and two to four letter sentences. Pages have foxing and front edges are fraying a bit. Bottom front corner tips are turning up. A few pages have "practice" letters written on them in pencil. No date is listed, but these cloth primers were popular in the mid-19th century.


  • Bookseller: Black River Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 32062
  • Title: Indestructible Pleasure Books with Oil-Color PIctures
  • Author: No Author Noted
  • Format/binding: Rag_book
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Hurd & Houghton
  • Place: New York
  • Keywords: Primer
  • Bookseller catalogs: Textbooks;

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Fair
is a worn book that has complete text pages (including those with maps or plates) but may lack endpapers, half-title, etc. (whic...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a ...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
chipping
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or ...[more]

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