Waldorf Astoria Hotel NYC Manufactures Annual Banquet 1898 souvenir leather bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Leather Books, Illustrated Books, Souvenir Items, Association of Manufactures, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel).
Third Annual Banquet, National Association of Manufactures, U.S.A. Waldorf Astoria, New York city.
Published 1898, New York by Dempsey and Carroll.
8 leaves. Text in English. Illustrated with lithographed/ engraved pages printed on one side only.
Rare 19th century hotel event souvenir.
Attractive antiquarian soft thick leather binding, pictorial cover decorations, oblong format still sewn with rawhide string ribbon.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time.
Binding gently age worn but still appealing, leather and joints slightly rubbed but still supple, remains overall very attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently age toned as typical, internally book remains mostly clean, tight and sound. A book which has been taken care of but may/ does not look like new.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in rather nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws seem easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 8" H x 9 1/4" W.