Scientific American 1893 Building Architecture 12 issues 24 color plates HousesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Periodicals, 19th Century Newspapers, Scientific American, Architectural View, Homes, Americana, Floor Plans).
Scientific American: Building Edition.
Published monthly, January-December, 1893, New York by Munn & Co.
12 issues. Text in English.
90, 90 pages (total of 180 pp. + 24 color plates). Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout, including 24 full page color lithographed plates depicting beautiful homes with their floor plans below.
Rare folio sized periodical in any condition or binding.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering. Old institutional paper label on spine and front paste down.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, spine leather lacking, covers loose and held only by binding cords.
Contents clean, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, several (perhaps 4-6) color plates with small facing adhesions resulting in small spots of loss, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item 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 antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 16" H x 11 1/4"W.