History and Anecdotes of the Elephant: with Beautiful Engravings
History and Anecdotes of the Elephant: with Beautiful Engravings
History and Anecdotes of the Elephant: with Beautiful Engravings

History and Anecdotes of the Elephant: with Beautiful Engravings

New Haven, Conn. S. Babcock, 1840. Paperback. 16 p.: wood-engraved title vignette and 9 full-page wood-engraved illustrations; 11 cm. Pale pink wrappers printed in black with illustration on front wrapper; elaborate borders on both front and back wrappers. Publisher's advertisements on back wrapper. Front wrapper illustration is of an elephant's trunk; title vignette is of an elephant with its trunk around a tree. Inside of front and back wrapper contain full-page engravings of elephants within borders. Each page, both text and illustrations, is printed within decorative borders. One illustration also contains a rhinoceros; two show scenes of people tiger hunting with elephants. In Good+ Condition: wrapper just starting to separate at tail of spine; wrapper lightly soiled; staining/foxing throughout. A solid copy of this scarce children's book. Good +. Item #001249

Price: $115.00

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