Manchester By The Sea Massachusetts 1883 Library & Army Hall dedication souvenirBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New England, Massachusetts, Manchester by the Sea, Library, Dedication Souvenir).
Dedication Services of the Memorial Library and Grand Army Hall, Manchester-By-The-Sea, Massachusetts. October 13th, 1887.
Published 1883, Boston by Rand & Avery Company, The Franklin Press.
62 pages. Text in English. Albertype photographic frontispiece plus two other full page photographic plates.
Rare ephemeral publication printed in a miniscule number.
Publisher's paper wrappers. Custom modern cloth slipcase with decorative ties.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time, old dark stain along fore edge of blank margin of much of text block. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, old expert archival repairs inside covers, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this antique book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 10" H x 9" W.