Rhode Island Souvenir Album 1896 illustrated pictorial views promotional bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New England, Rhode Island, Illustrated Books, Local History).
Rhode Island, 1636-1896. Small in Area: Unlimited in Her Resources; Unsurpassed in the Activity, Intelligence, and Patriotism of Her People. A Brief Sketch of the State from Foundation Until the Present Time. Together with Sketches of Many Mercantile and Manufacturing Concerns which Contribute to Her Progress and Prosperity.
Published 1896, New York by Consolidated Illustrating Co.
219 pages. Text in English. Well illustrated throughout with photographs, including downtown urban views, including shopfronts.
Publisher's oblong paper wrappers, embossed gilt title lettering, pictorial color cover decorations.
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 signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, covers soiled, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally 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. 7 3/4" H x 10 1/2" W.