Castoria Patent Medicine Promotional Almanac Calendar Zodiac 1885 PresidentsBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Periodicals, Almanacs, Vintage Advertising, Illustrated Books, Calendars, Zodiac, Castoria, Patent Medicine).
The Centaur Almanac and Cook Book.
Published 1885, United States.
36 pages plus wrapper covers. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Front cover with two small portraits of Presidents Grover Cleveland and U.S. Grant (who had recently died in 1885).
Publisher's color lithographed pictorial card stock wrappers.
Item is over 125 years old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper age worn, spine breaks and splits, small corner chipping to covers, still remains overall clean and attractive as a fragile survival.
Paper is lightly toned, signs of handling, small scattered spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The scarce item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and overall is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Covers measures c. 7 1/2" H x 5"W.