Castine Maine 1903 Albertype illustrated tourist souvenir album coastal viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, Souvenir Albums, Illustrated Books, New England, Maine, Castine).
Souvenir of Castine, Maine.
Published 1903, Brooklyn, New York by The Albertype Company.
34 pages. Text in English. Illustrated with 16 nicely printed b&w albertype plates, all blank on the reverse.
An uncommon/ scarce coastal New England location.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, oblong format, original decorative binding ribbon. Lacking the blank rear cover sheet of paper.
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, cover dusty with light soiling and age staining, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally 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 book 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. 5 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W.