Winsted Connecticut souvenir 1889 U.S. Army encampment photographic view bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New England, Connecticut, Winsted, Illustrated View Book, Souvenir Album ).
Souvenir of Winsted, Connecticut. Presented to Representatives to the State Encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Connecticut, Held in Winsted February 15th & 16th, 1889.
Published 1889, New York by the Albertype Co for the Winsted Board of Trade.
26 pages (title plus 12 views). Text in English. Illustrated throughout with albertype photographic plates.
A rare souvenir for this two day event.
Publisher's oblong cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover designs, original string tied binding cord.
Item is physically old and shows some very light signs of handling and time.
Binding only gently age worn, remains overall very clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, lettered title page slightly spotted, images all still well preserved, clean, book remains tight and 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.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 4 3/4" H x 6 5/8" W.