Dr. Jayne's Medical Almanac 1900-1914 lot x 4 illustrated patent medicine adsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Periodicals, Americana, Patent Medicine, Health Guide, Almanac, Period Advertisements).
Dr. D. Jayne's Medical Almanac and Guide to Health.
Published yearly, Philadelphia by Dr. D. Jayne and Son.
4 issues, each c. 36 pages plus wrappers. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
An annual almanac given away free as a promotional to promote the brand.
Publisher's illustrated paper wrappers. Lot contains the following issues: 1900, 1908, 1909, & 1914.
Items are physically old and shows some very clear signs of handling and time.
Paper covers age worn, edges often chipped, several covers detached, short splits, paper well age toned as typical for newsprint and hence somewhat brittle, overall clean and attractive as uncommon ephemeral paper objects.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile pamphlets display a pleasing and unique age patina, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how these uncommon antique almanacs survive. Unique lot of four different years.
Covers measures c. 9 1/2" H x 7 1/2" W.