Cayuga County Auburn New York Finger Lakes 1890 Pictorial photographic rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Old Books, Picturesque Album, Auburn, Cayuga County, Finger Lakes of New York, Rotogravure].
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Auburn Illustrated (New York).
Published 1890, New York by H.R. Page & Co.
Contains 55 lovely rotogravure plates. Text in English.
Scarce pictorial work originally issued in parts which were sold by subscription.
Period 1/2 leather binding, slightly raised bands, gilt title lettering on spine & cover. Marbled end papers. Spine leather well dried and chipped with some loss, joints cracked, covers slightly loosened but still well attached.
Contains 55 leaves (card stock paper) with lovely rotogravure photographic images containing 91 different views, buildings and images, plus 12 leaves of preliminary text- all leaves printed on one side only.
A very scarce late 19th century photographic chronicle view book.
Contents remain clean and bright. Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
Book measures: 14" H X 11 1/4" W.