Columbian 1893 Chicago World's Fair Photographs scarce 24 plate souvenir bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Illustrated Books, Art Portfolios, Souvenir Plate Book).
Columbian Portfolio of Photographs of the World's Fair.
Published 1893, United States by The Jones Brothers Publishing Co.
24 loose plates. Text in English.
Publisher's cloth folio binding, gilt title lettering, tinted plates all loosely laid in as issued.
Portfolio is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, small staining to cloth, string ties along fore edge of covers is gone, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned but clean, still well preserved, 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 and our best attempt to convey how this scarce World's Fair souvenir item survives.
Book Measures c. 12 1/2" H x 9 1/8" W.