Juvenile chap books c.1840-50's woodcuts lot x 4 Birds Animals Children in WoodsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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A lot of four (4) early to mid-19th century chap books for children. This lot focuses on nature, animals, and learning about the wider world. Three of the books are well illustrated with woodcuts, 1854 imprint has 3 woodcuts.
Book of Animals, by B. Maynard.
Published Syracuse by Trusir & Co.
16 pages.no date, c. 1840's
The Child's Book About Birds.
Published 1843, Concord New Hampshire, by Rufus Merrill & Co.
The Youth's Dayspring - June 1854
Published 1854, Boston, by the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions.
Children in the Wood.
Published 1856, Concord New Hampshire, by J.A. Merriam & Rufus Merrill.
Largest book measures: 8 1/4" H x 6" W.
Smallest book measures: 4 1/8" H x 2 3/4" W.