Philadelphia Centennial Celebration Souvenir 1876 tourist view album w/ mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Centennial Souvenir: 1876, Philadelphia.
Published 1876, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
16 pages. Accordion style binding. Text in English. Fairgrounds map at rear.
Publisher's 1/4 cloth binding, oblong format, paper cover paste downs.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, separation along one of the fold lines between two views, 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 view book 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. 3 1/4" H x 5" W.