New Orleans Louisiana c. 1905 Souvenir Album Street Scenes Architectural ViewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, Louisiana, New Orleans, Street Scenes, Architectural Views, Souvenir Albums).
Souvenir of New Orleans.
Published c. 1905, Brooklyn, New York by the Albertype Co.
32 pages, 16 single sided plates of views. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with nice gravure images which have a unique and pleasing visual quality about them unlike most other printing methods of this era.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, decorative binding ribbon, oblong format.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, covers well edge chipped, 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 scarce souvenir booklet 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. 5 1/2" H x 7 1/4" W.