Antique 1886 Moerlein Brewery TRIP Highly Illustrated
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-08-23)
Price : US $56.99
Antique 1886 Beautifully Illustrated book, A TRIP AROUND THE WORLD, by George Moerlein, the owner of Moerlein Brewery, Cincinnati OH. It is an account of his trip around the world, with beautiful lithographic pitures of europe, asia, africa, etc. There is a nice color world map lithofrontspiece and a color litho title page. There is a special Christmas gift color pastedown from the brewing company and extra leaf extolling the merits of 'Moerlein's Natural Export, The Queen of Beers' the backspiece has a litho of the brewery. The Illustrations in this book are Litographed, printed in oil colors. 110 Chromolithographed plates in cardstock ,i think all have tissue protectors.
Hardcover. Boards are somewhat soiled. Red Cloth with gilt and Black. Front hinge is cracked, back hinge is cracked. String binding is in good shape.A small detachmentof the cloth on the top of the spine. I have found one page with about a 2' tear at the bottom, otherwise tight clean pages, a really beautiful book.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-08-23)
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