Hood's Pansy Patent Medicine Company Promotional Item c1870's shaped ad bookletBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Published c. 1870's, Lowell, Massachusetts by C.I. Hood & Co.
16 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout, including a view of Mt. Hood in Oregon.
Publisher's novelty shaped pictorial color lithographed heavy paper wrappers.
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time, one cover displays some loss of color due to old adhesion pulls. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The 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. 4 1/4" H x 4 1/4" W.