New York City 1880's illustrated souvenir album street scenes architecture viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New York, Manhattan, New York City, Architectural Views, Street Scenes, Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn Bridge).
Published c. 1880-90's, United States.
12 panels/ pages, most with multiple images. Text in English. Accordion style binding.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt stamped title lettering & ruled covers.
Tourist souvenir item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, some scuffing along edges, mostly light normal signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, 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 late 19th century tourist item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 5" W.