Kratzer's Grocery & Bank 1898 advertising city guide directory New England & PABrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Vintage Advertising, Grocery Stores, Banks, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Pittsburg).
Kratzer's 1898 Encyclopedic Guide and Directory; Containing a Complete List of the Wholesale Dry Goods and Grocery Business, Banks of New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Pittsburg.
Published 1898, New York by Wayne Kratzer.
307  pages. Text in English.
Publisher's 1/4 cloth binding, paper covered boards, chromolithographed self-promotional paste downs.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding rubbed and 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 uniformly age toned due to stock used, 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. 6 1/4" H x 5" W.