Boston MA Calendar 1896 rare embossed decoratively printed 12 month city viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Calendars. Americana, New England, Massachusetts, Boston, Illustrated Calendars).
The Boston Calendar - 1896.
Published 1895, Lynn, Massachusetts by Souvenir Publishing Co.
6 heavy card stock pages plus cover sheet. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with bw offset photographic scenes from Boston center.
Nice printing, elegantly and clearly well done and expensive production.
Publisher's illustrated paper covered boards, decoratively embossed patterning to the leaves, original decorative binding cord (most sheets loose now).
Calendar is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Calendar is not new or in "new" condition.
Remains overall attractive as an object. Rare 19th century calendar.
Text block sheets are gently toned, some edge wear, light rubbing and scattered small staining, each sheet remains attractive.
Calendar displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this very scarce antique calendar survives.
Calendar Measures c. 14" H x 11" W.
Because the heavy sheets are like cardboard, the calendar must be sent flat well protected by cardboard, so post cost reflects a large multi-pound parcel.