Port Elizabeth South Africa Cape Colony c. 1900 tourist souvenir album 12 viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Africa, South Africa, Travel, Tourism, Souvenir Albums, Illustrated Books).
Scenes of Port Elizabeth.
Published c. 1900-20, Cape Town, South Africa by The Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co. LTD.
2 pages. 12 photogravure plates on thick card stock paper. Text in English.
Publisher's paper wrappers, oblong format, original decorative binding string, pictorial cover paste down.
View book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, 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 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. 8 3/4" H x 11 1/2" W.