Swift & Company Cotosuet 1893 Chromolithographed trade company advertisementBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Trade Cards, Americana, Advertising, Swift & Company, Cotosuet, agricultural food products, cows, steer, cattle, Chromo-lithography).
Cotosuet: Made only by Swift and Company, Chicago, U.S.A.
Published 1893, Chicago by Swift and Company.
Single sheet folding leaflet. Text in English. Scarce 19th century agricultural advertising consumer leaflet, given away gratis by the company to promote their food product.
Publisher's chromo-lithographed card stock folded brochure, 4 panels total.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently rubbed and slightly edge worn, yet remains bright, fresh, pleasing, overall clean and attractive as an object. Strong gold ink use.
Text block paper is gently toned, signs of handling, approx. 1/2 the spine length is splitting, still well preserved, sound.
Remains quite attractive on the shelf. The fragile advertising promotional 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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Covers measures c. 5 1/2" H x 3 1/4" W.