Meriden Connecticut Tercentenary Celebration 1935 illustrated souvenir bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, New England, Connecticut, Meriden, Tercentenary, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps).
Meriden "The Silver City" Connecticut Tercentenary 1635-1935.
Published 1935, Meriden, Connecticut by Meriden Tercentenary Committee.
24 pages plus wrappers. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Inside front cover is a two panel map.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, saddle stitched.
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Booklet is not new or in "new" condition. Scarce ephemeral item in any condition.
Binding gently age worn, old damp staining along top edges, long splitting along spine paper, text block detached from covers, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, booklet 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. 9 1/2" H x 6 1/4" W.