Northern Central Georgia Art Work 1919 rare lot of 8 issues photogravure photosBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Illustrated Books, Americana, Georgia, Architectural Views).
Art Work of Northern Central Georgia: Published in Nine Parts.
Published 1919, Chicago by the Gravure Illustration Co.
8 (of 9) fascicule issues. Each issue c. 12 leaves printed on one side only on nice heavy paper, plus one text leaf in each fascicule. Text in English. Plates protected by original tissue guards.
Profusion of finely printed images of beautiful architecture around the region which includes Atlanta, Gainesville, Athens, Covington, Monroe, Oxford, Washington, Madison, etc.
Publisher's folio case, gilt title lettering, original tie ribbons. Each issue in illustrated heavy card stock paper wrappers. Incomplete: Missing Issue 1. All examples are rare- individually or in lots like this.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, cloth cover stained and slightly scuffed, ribbons worn, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, each issue internally still 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 and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 14" H x 11" W.