Frolie Grasshopper Circus Quaker Oats 1895 rare color illustrated promo bookletBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Vintage Advertising, Americana, Promotional Items, Quaker Oats, American Cereal Co.).
The Frolie Grasshopper Circus.
Published 1895, Chicago by the American Cereal Co.
14 pages plus paper wrappers. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout in color lithography.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, saddle stitched. Rare in any condition.
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Booklet is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, soiling, rear cover with small top corner chip and minor pencil drawing, booklet remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, surface dustiness and light soiling, staple rust.
Still attractive on the shelf. The booklet 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. 5 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W.