Tart Rhymes Bicycle Cards 1904 U.S. Playing Card Co. color promo miniature bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, Illustrated Books, Playing Cards, Bicycle Cards, Promotional Items).
Published 1904, Cincinnati, Ohio by the U.S. Playing Card Co.
16 pages plus covers. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, all pages in color.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, a miniature book.
Inside the rear cover is a diagram showing where this company could be found inside the Varied Industry building of the St. Louis World's Fair.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, some small erosion/ nibble wear to edge of top right corner of front cover, 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. 3" H x 4" W.