Lot x 2 Rocky Mountains Souvenir Albums c. 1905 tourist pictorial booksBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Canada, United States, Rocky Mountains, Pictorial Books, Souvenir Albums, Landscape Views).
Lot x 2 Rocky Mountains Souvenir Albums.
Published c. 1905, Canada & US by Various.
2 books, each c. 50-75 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. (Rocky Mt. Views album has all tipped in color pics).
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, oblong formats, original decorative binding strings. These are large albums, small folio size.
Lot is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Lot is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, lot remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is toned, some scattered spotting but overall still clean, tight, sound internally.
Lot 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 lot 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.
Books Measure c. 9 3/4" H x 12" W.