Hansell's Photographic Glimpses of New Orleans 1908 Teunisson souvenir album mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, Louisiana, New Orleans, Souvenir Album, Illustrated Books).
Hansell's Photographic Glimpses of New Orleans. From Original Photographs by Jno. N. Teunisson.
Published 1908, New Orleans F.F. Hansell & Bro Ltd.
c. 60 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout w/ offset bw photos. City map at front.
Fine large tourist souvenir from the first decade of the 20th century, rare in any condition.
Publisher's color lithographed pictorial art nouveau style heavy paper wrappers (printed by Grelle-Egerton Engrv. Co.), gilt title lettering, oblong format (flaps open from top).
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, original yap edges chipped and frayed, covers detached, etc.- clearly signs of handling and age, yet remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, chip to title page corner slightly affecting lake part of city map on reverse, some pages of text block loose/ separated and several with various length tears, some corner damp staining, etc.- internally still well preserved, most interior pages remain quite clean.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina, great graphics, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this rare early 20th century tourist souvenir book survives.
Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 12 1/2" W.