Washington D.C. c. 1920 Souvenir Album White House Capital Smithsonian 30 viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, Travel, Tourism, Souvenir Albums, Illustrated Books, Washington D.C., Government Buildings, White House, Capital Building, Library of Congress).
Washington the Beautiful.
Published c. 1920, Washington D.C. by the B.S. Reynolds Company.
62 pages, being title leaf and 30 color plates, all printed on one side only. Text in English. .
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, embossed in relief gilt title lettering, paste-on color illustration, oblong format.
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, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The view 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 tourist view 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 1/4" H x 10 1/2" W.