Colgate & Caldwell Syrup Lot x 2 Promotional Giveaway c. 1910 children's fablesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Vintage Advertising, Promotional Items, Colgate, Caldwell Syrup, Children's Books, Fables, Art Nouveau, Illustrated Books, Frank Dillon).
Lot x 2 Children's Fables Promotional Items. [Colgate & Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin].
Published c. 1900-20's (?), United States by Various.
2 books, each c. 16 pages. Text in English. Well illustrated throughout in color, including a double page rebus puzzle as centerfold. Pepsin booklet with cover art by Frank Allie Dillon.
Publisher's color pictorial paper wrappers. Charming pair.
Lot is old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper gently age worn, slight rubbing, Pepsin item with paper splitting along the spine, both remains overall clean and attractive as fragile survivals.
Paper is lightly toned, signs of handling, small scattered spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The scarce pamphlet 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 item survives.
Larger item measures c. 6 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W.
Smaller item measures c. 4 1/4" H x 3 1/4" W.