Florida Southern Resorts Winter Travel & Tourism c. 1900 rare Rail promo bookletBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, Florida, Travel, Tourism, Illustrated Books, Advertising).
Florida and Resorts of the Far South.
Published c. 1900, New York by Frank Presbrey Co.
64 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, all bw photos surrounded by green ink decorative art nouveau [jugenstil] borders.
Publisher's art nouveau pictorial floral heavy paper wrappers, embossed cover lettering.
Rare turn of the 20th century promotional booklet relating to Florida, issued by this regional railroad firm to entice visitors to the state.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, covers speckled as seen, light rubbing and wear, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, mostly quite clean, internally still well preserved, tight and sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Booklet 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 quite scarce antique Florida promo book survives.
Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 6" W.