Christmas & New Year's Lot x 7 Holiday Greeting Souvenirs c. 1890-1910's booksBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Greeting Cards, Holiday Souvenirs, Christmas, New Years).
Lot x 7 Christmas & New Years Greeting Souvenir Books.
Published c. 1890-910's, United States by Various.
7 different books, each c. 12-16 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, almost all in color.
The Oliver Wendell Holmes book has 12 full chromolithographs of flowers & birds.
Publisher's pictorial paper covered boards, gilt title lettering.
Lot is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Lot is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, lot remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The lot 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 lot of Christmas books 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.
Books Measure c. 8" H x 5" W.