Peninsular Paper Company 1905 color art nouveau printing catalog 29 platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Americana, Advertising, Printing Catalog, Cover Illustrations, Lithography, Printing Styles, Peninsula Paper Company).
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Ornithoid, Onimbo, Orkid Cover Papers.
Published 1905, Boston by the Peninsular Paper Co.
27 pages plus covers. Text in English.
Illustrated w/ 27 color lithograph plates printed in various styles as described in book, plus the beautiful color lithographed front and rear covers. Numerous fine designs by Will Bradley, plus other fine art nouveau illustrators of this era.
Publisher's color lithographed pictorial heavy paper wrappers. Rare and wonderful.
Sample book is over 115 years old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, plain spine paper chipped away at bottom half, all leaves remain clean, 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 showing how this early 20th century book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 11 1/4" H x 9 1/4" W.