South Africa Souvenir Album Street Scenes Native Portraits c. 1900 view bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Souvenir Albums, South Africa, Street Scenes, Portraits).
58 Photographic Views of South African Scenes and Natives.
Published c. 1900, Dundee, London & Montreal by the Valentine & Sons' Publishing Company.
22 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Folding panorama at front.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, oblong format, gilt title lettering, original decorative binding string, pictorial cover paste down.
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, 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.
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Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 11" W.