Canterbury England UK Architectural Views 1860's souvenir album 12 engrv. platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Souvenir Albums, Architectural Views, Canterbury, England, United Kingdom).
Views of Canterbury.
Published c. 1860's, United Kingdom by John Segra.
12 engraved plates. Text in English. Scarce mid-19th century tourist souvenir album of views.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers, oblong format.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, front cover close to detached, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is toned, heavy foxing throughout, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book 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 showing how this uncommon souvenir item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 5 1/4" H x 7 1/4" W.