Metropolitan Life Insurance 1897 rare monumental illustrated souvenir bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Met Life, Insurance, American Workplace, Office).
Souvenir Number of the Weekly Bulletin Metropolitan Insurance.
Published 1897, New York by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of New York.
113 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Folio format.
Publisher's cloth binding, lovely color pictorial cover paper paste downs.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, tips slightly worn, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, 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.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this scarce large late 19th century book survives.
Book Measures c. 17 1/4" H x 12 1/4" W.