Item #31437 The Presidents of the Century.
The Presidents of the Century.
(Miniature Book)

The Presidents of the Century.

Rosenthal, Max (illus.)

Philadelphia: Max Rosenthal, 1876. 19ff. leporello. Contains chromolithographed portraits of the eighteen presidents during the first century of the United States. A leading printer of his time, Rosenthal was known for his full-size lithographs of patriotic themes, like the U.S. presidents and Independence Hall, and he undoubtedly produced this set for the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia. In original book-shaped case of gilt-decorated maroon leather with silk doublure stamped in gilt on upper cover, and housed in a matching slipcase with "Souvenir of 1876" stamped in gilt on one side. Small abrasion to bottom edge of slipcase, else a remarkably fine survival. (1 3/8 by 1 3/8; 34x34mm). Item #31437

Price: $2,250.00

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