Travel in North America- Late 19th century – 1880-95 era.
Tourist view books, souvenir mementos from travel. Profusion of dozens of lithographed and photogravure views. Four issued as accordion (leporello or concertina format), one string tied loose sheets gathered as issued.
All appear to be complete, however given the impossible nature of collation, lot sold as seen and shown within video.1893 World’s Fair album with many views now loose as single panels.
Short video captures condition much better than words. Please watch prior to purchase to ensure a clear understanding of this very interesting lot.
View of Washington D.C., A Souvenir. c. 1880-1890’s. 15 b&w lithgoraphed views.
Souvenir of Plymouth. c. 1880-90’s, Boston, J. F. Murphy. Embossed decorative covers, gilt title, 12 panels with c. 35 views.
New York. c. 1890’s. Covers loose.
New Album of Montreal Views, Canada. c.1880-90’s. With spectacular long panoramic birds-eye view.
World’s Columbian Exposition Chicago. North America.
The World’s Columbian Exposition. Photo-Gravures. 1893, New York, A. Witteman. string tied.
Smallest book measures: 3 1/2″ H X 5″ W.
Largest book measures: 7″ H X 9 1/8″ W.
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North America 1880-1890’s Travel view books lot x 6 Washington NYC Montreal