Scrap Book Album c.1880 Mary E. Howe of Marlow, NH 400+ chromo trade cardsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Old Books, Scrap Albums, Chromo-Lithography, Greeting Cards, 19th century color printing].
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Mary E. Howe's Scrap Album.
Assembled c. 1880's, in Marlow, New Hampshire by Mary E. Howe.
50 pages, with a profusion of 19th century chromo-lithographed color scraps, trade & greeting cards, etc. With over 400 different separately printed die cut color printed items items within.
Period illustrated covers, embossed spine compartment decorations, floral gilt cover decorations.
Unique American scrap album assembled by Mary E. Howe of Marlow, New Hampshire. Mary's name has been created out of chromo-lithographed scraps.
Normal signs of wear and handling for a personal scrapbook album, still sound and entirely pleasing as a 19th century object.
Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 14 1/2" H X 11 1/4" W.