Massachusetts Health Dept. foster children 1930 diorama exhibit illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Americana, Early 20th Century Books, Illustrated Books, New England, Boston, Tercentenary).
Massachusetts Bay Tercentenary: Commonwealth Armory, Boston. September 29 to October 11, 1930.
Published 1930, Boston by Department of Public Welfare, Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
20 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout.
Fascinating diorama exhibition photographs, several resembling dollhouse interiors. Scarce item.
Publisher's lettered paper wrappers, original decorative binding ribbon, oblong format.
Item is physically old and shows some minor signs of handling and time such as a couple smudges and light toning on the title page. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently age worn, remains overall quite clean, fresh and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, minimal signs of handling, internally still well preserved, tight, sound. Approaching a "file copy" survival.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile pamphlet 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 and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Covers measures c. 6 1/2" H x 9 3/8" W.