Cunard Line & World's Fair Chicago 1893 illustrated souvenir album w/ views mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, World's Fair, Chicago, 1893, Cunard Line, Books with Maps, Souvenir Albums).
The Cunard Line and The World's Fair, Chicago, 1893.
Published 1893, London by the Electrotype Company for the Cunard Steamship Company LTD.
82 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. series of five folding maps and ship cross section plates at rear, each linen backed.
Many plates nicely printed with rotogravure method, color lithographed plate shows funnels and flags.
A very scarce promotional item from this luxury steamship line which relates to the Chicago Worlds Fair of 1893.
Publisher's oblong cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, slightly shaken, covers lightly stained, lacks rear endpaper, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is toned with various levels of age spotting, some leaves show signs of browsing and finger soiling.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item 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 antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 10" W.