Post Card Album collection c. 1903 Africa Asia Middle East 500+ cards many RPBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Scrap Books, Post Card Albums, Early 20th Century Souvenir Books, Asia, Africa, Middle East).
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Untitled Post Card Album.
Created c. 1903, likely United States.
500+ pre-World War I post cards, mostly depicting Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, with a scattering of European locations.
Wonderful assortment of cards, many are real photo, wide assortment postally used. Cards not examined out of their mounts, each card easily removable. Bought and offered as a collection.
Publisher's art nouveau design cloth binding, gilt title lettering and designs, illustrated covers.
Album is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Binding nor contents are new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, old light staining at top of front cover, 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.
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Book Measures c. 15 1/2" H x 9 1/2" W.