Scrap Album w/ 1092 miniature Natural History color litho plates 1900 Childhood bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Scrap Books, Animal Kingdom, Miniature chromolithographs, toy books, 19th century color lithography printing].
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The Children's Natural History Scrap Album, Embracing Faithful Illustrations of the Animal World in its Most Prominent Species.
2nd edition published 1900, London by O. Newmann and Co. Second Edition.
Complete with 91 plates, each containing 12 miniature lithographs pasted down [total of 1092 miniature color prints]. Text and extensive detailed indexes in English.
Period decorative gilt and stamped pictorial cloth gift binding. Various small age issues as shown in video, overall any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
First color plate detached with loss to blank margins, but all lithographs survive in good clean condition. Some scattered mostly small soiling and spotting, but images are clean and bright.
Binding remains overall clean, tight, and sound.
Rare turn of the century juvenile toy book.
Book measures: 9 3/4" H X 7" W.