Merchant & Co: Philadelphia New York Chicago, 1896. Item #97-7349
Chromolithographs, sepia illustr, oblong 5 x 9 corded pict wraps, unpag (20pp). Covers soiled and spotted, creasing, light staining on back cover, edges of cord frayed, tiny tear, little bit of soiling on first page, light musty smell else contents good/very good. Beautfiul chromolithographs of various structures with metal "Spanish" tiles, ex. Haddon Hall, Atlantic City; New York Harbor showing Ellis Island Buildings; Hollenbeck Home, Los Angeles plus one page showing the construction process for the tiles. The sepia illustr are also quite nice: for instance, the Union Depot, Denver; 125th Street Station, NYC; New French Hospital, San Francisco. Scarce.