Niagara Falls New York 1880 Lot x 3 vintage/ antique tourist souvenir view booksBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(American Tourism in late 19th century- New York state).
Souvenir of Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Published by S. H. Knox & Co, Buffalo, New York.
pp. 36 counting pictorial wrappers. Full page views on every page, no text beyond first page and titles.
Tugby's Illustrated Guide to Niagara Falls.
Published c.1880's-90's, likely by Wittemann for Tugby of Niagara Falls.
pp. 14 accordion style with multiple views per page, 32 pp. booklet Index at rear. Some pages separated down fold lines as often seen in these fragile tourist souvenirs of this era.
Views of Niagara Falls.
Published 1886, New York by Adolph Wittemann. Litho views from photos.
pp. 12 accordion style with multiple views per page. Lithographed photos. Clean internally, couple small pull spots, covers separated from old dried cloth spine.
Books remain well preserved and attractive on the shelf. They displays a pleasing and unique age patina and are in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this lot of antique tourist souvenirs survive.
Books Measure c. 7" H x 9" W and 5" H x 6" W.