Japan Seed Co. Gardening Flowers Bulbs Vegetables 1917 rare mail order catalogBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Japan Seed Co. Catalog of Seeds, Plants, Bulbs, Roots, Shrubs, Etc.
Published 1917, South-Norwalk, Connecticut by Japan Seed Co.
18 pages plus wrappers. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Nice two color woodblock cover.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers. Fragile rare survival, highly acidic paper now oxidized and brittle with edge splits to all leaves. Must be handled gingerly, newsprint paper stock which is well age toned and typically brittle.
Catalogue is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. catalogue is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, 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 catalogue 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 catalogue 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. 10 1/2" H x 8" W.