SKU: 007318 Category:


Register of the Albany Historical and Arts Society
Book #: 007318

Author: Various
Illustrator: n/a
Publisher: Albany Historical and Art Society
Place: Albany, NY
Year: 1899
Edition: First Edition

Book Cond.: Fair Condition
Jacket Cond.: No Dust Jacket
Binding: Hardcover
Size: 4to
Book Type: n/a
Signed: n/a

Description / Comments:
Size: 4to. 45 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Orange cloth over boards with a color illustrated paper label on front cover, orange end papers, frontispiece with tissue, includes a history of the Society, an account of the opening of the Society’s buildings on March 3, 1898, and a list of all members at that time. The Albany Historical and Arts Society would appear to be the precursor of the Albany Institute of History and Art. Boards are soiled, corners and spine ends bumped with wear, between the front free end paper and the frontis as well as the rear free end paper and the rear flyleaf there is separation and glue remnants, text block just starting to pull away from covers, a previous owner’s name is written in pencil at the gutter on the contents page, pages lightly toned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Inventory No: 007318.