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APPLETON AND CO. [PUBLISHER]; GAUCHARD AND FILMER [ENGRAVERS] - The happy hour, or, holiday fancies and every-day facts for young people ; with many illustrations

Title: The happy hour, or, holiday fancies and every-day facts for young people ; with many illustrations
Description: New York : D. Appleton and Co. c1874 1874. First Edition. Very good copy rebacked with a new spine cover. The original cloth panels over bevelled boards have been retained. The front panel features two gilt-stamped vignettes with black and gilt-tooled decorative borders and title. 'The Happy Hour.' Decorative blind tooling on rear panel. The panel edges are slightly dulled and rubbed. Bumped corners. Previous owner's inscription on a blank prelim. leaf. Slight yellowing and dust-toning around the page margins. but very clean and bright otherwise. Pages 1 & 2 have two slight edge tears. without any loss. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight and strong. Further scans. images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request.; 8vo 8' - 9' tall; 219 pages; iv. 219 pages : illustrations. engravings; 27cm. Impressively illustrated throughout. Illustrations engraved by Gauchard and Filmer. Subjects: Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature. Geography -- History -- Science -- Natural history -- Geology -- Juvenile literature -- Reference works -- 19th century -- Young adult.Weight in Kg appr.: 1

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Price: EUR 100.00 = appr. US$ 108.68 Seller: MW Books
- Book number: 220884



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