New York: The Albertype Co., 1896. Black & white photographs. Paper over boards. Oblong octavo. [ii], [18 leaves]. Very good. Bound in textured maroon paper over boards with upper board titled in gilt, floral patterned endpapers. Minor extremity rubs and bumps, weakness to hinges due to oblong format.
Scarce collection of photographs around Annapolis at the end of the 19th century. There are 20 photographic images on 18 leaves. Primary subjects are interior and exterior views of the State House, St. John's College, and the Unites States Naval Academy. There are also bird's eye views of the city from atop the State House dome.
This is just the second intact copy of this album we have handled in 25 years.