Wellesley College Massachusetts view book c. 1900 illustrated souvenir albumBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, New England, Massachusetts, Wellesley College, Illustrated Books).
Views of Wellesley College.
Published c. 1900, West Newton, Massachusetts by C. Seaver Jr.
c. 36 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout.
A very rare view book with nice lithotype (type of photogravure) printing.
Publisher's oblong cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, edges slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate old damp staining (mostly in blank margins and outside printed area), internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book 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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Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 12" W.