Newbury Mass. 1904 Ralph Ilsley family photograph album Americana one of a kindBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Ephemera, Photographic Albums, Americana).
Untitled Photo Album.
Assembled c. 1904, Newbury, Massachusetts by Gardner Carr, likely made for Ralph Ilsley (?) of Newbury, Mass.
12 pages, 11 early original B&W photos.
Paper wrappers, original decorative binding cord.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, first page with some old staining in blank margin.
Gift inscription on first leaf.
Text block remains overall clean, and displays a pleasing age patina.
Booklet (handmade?) remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 5 1/4" H x 7" W.