Picturesque Chicago & World's Fair Guide 1898 Publisher's Sample BookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Chicago World's Fair, Photo Album, Exhibit Guide, Travel Guide, Publisher's Sample Book).
Picturesque Chicago and Guide to the World's Fair (Publisher's Sample Book).
Published 1898, Baltimore by R.H. Woodward & Co.
c. 30 pages. Text in English.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, illustrated covers.
Sample book a door to door salesman would show prospective clients to solicit their purchase. With original insert tipped in plus two loose leaflets, one typed, the other two sided printed promo ad for Life of James Blaine book.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, various signs of time and handling, cover with some staining. Still, remains overall quite clean.
Text block remains clean, internally well preserved, very little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 6" W.