Puzzle Book Porous Plaster Co. Promotional c. 1890's pictorial rare bookletBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Brandreth Puzzle Book: The Most Famous Puzzles of the World, Illustrated.
Published c. 1890's, New York by the Porous Plaster Co.
16 pages plus covers. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Includes a separately printed company leaflet at center (as issued).
Publisher's color lithographed pictorial paper wrappers, saddle stitched. Great cover and contents.
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Booklet is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, some splitting along the spine paper, 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 booklet 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. 7" H x 4 3/4" W.