Famous Locations of the World c. 1885 pocket tourist souvenir view album bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Souvenir Books, Photo Albums, Architectural Views).
Published c. 1885, likely Germany.
Accordion style photo album. Text in English, German, & French. 30 panels, each with 4 miniature views (120 total).
Includes most of Europe including Scandinavia, St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Jerusalem, New York, Chicago, Melbourne Australia, etc.
Early owners name and date 1886, with price paid of 10 cents.
Publisher's oblong cloth binding, paper covered boards, gilt title lettering, gilt cover decorations.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, first panel affixed to front cover has closed tear through it, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
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.
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Book Measures c. 4 1/2" H x 5 3/4" W.