Worcester Massachusetts Street Railway 1898 pictorial souvenir album views & AdsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New England, Massachusetts, Worcester, Souvenir Albums, Pictorial Books, Street Scenes, Shop Fronts).
Picturesque Views On and Adjacent To the Routes of the Worcester Consolidated Street Railway.
Published 1898, Worcester, Massachusetts by the Worcester Consolidated Street Railway Company.
100 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Abundant period adverting.
Item is defective. It lacks 2 leaves (pp. 11-12 & 13-14). Still wonderful contents! Every pictorial page has facing it a page with ads. Many views include people, trolleys, store fronts, etc. A fantastic visual record of this city at the turn of the century. Rare in any condition.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, 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, covers show edge toning and minor small chipping, 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 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. 8" H x 10 1/4" W.