Lady's Almanac 1866 Game Croquet rules decorative period advertisingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Pocket Books, Almanacs, Book for Women).
The Lady's Almanac for 1866.
Published 1866, Boston by George Coolidge.
128 pages. Text in English. Color lithographed half title and frontis; period advertising throughout.
With a lengthy illustrated section devoted to playing the lawn game of croquet.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed floral cover designs, all edges gilt.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. Some edge staining at front. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 4 1/2" H x 3" W.