Florence Italy c. 1890's illustrated souvenir album street scenes art viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Europe, Italy, Tuscany, Florence, Illustrated Books, Souvenir Albums, Street Scenes, Art Views, Sculpture).
Ricordo di Firenze. [Florence, Italy].
Published c. 1890's, Italy.
48 view plates. Text in Italian. Illustrated throughout.
Publisher's card stock paper wrappers, oblong format. ornate gilt title lettering & cover decorations, pictorial color litho cover paste down, original decorative binding string.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The view book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 8" H x 10 1/4" W.