Australian Scenes promo Travel Souvenir 1913 pictorial album urban viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Illustrated Books, Australia, Souvenir Albums).
Published 1913, Melbourne, Australia by McCarron, Bird & Co.
80 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, oblong format.
The first half of the booklet has a c.1" edge tear to the fore edge of each page which has been neatly closed with archival tape and is now easy to overlook (cover & title page have longer closed tears, each c. 2").
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Booklet is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this booklet survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 5 3/4" H x 8 1/2" W.