Glimpses of the World 1894 Stoddard profusion of world photos large old bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Glimpses of the World: A Portfolio of Photographs of the Marvellous Works of God and Man, by John L. Stoddard.
Published 1894, Chicago by the Werner Company.
549 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout with hundreds of interesting B&W photographs.
Publisher's oblong cloth binding, embossed title lettering & ruled covers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, light old small speckling and staining to cloth cover, some minor fraying along the edge, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, 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. 11" H x 13 1/2" W.
A heavy monumental volume.