LAST CALL! 30% OFF! Offered is an original 1900 copyright book by turn of the century illustrator Albert Beck Wenzell. It is titled The Passing Show and was printed by P F Collier and Son. Wenzell was known for his illustrations of "society." In this way, his work was similar to Christy, a contemporary illustrator. This book is a compilation of some of his black and white and two color illustrations. It is unusual in that the facing page of the illustration only has a popular or well known quote at the top of the page. On some of the pages, the illustration covers both sides. The first and last pages are in color and are of a Renaissance Christmas. This is an oversized book at 12 x17. The covers are scuffed and the spine is separated, but the interior pages are in good shape. Also included as found inside the book is a sepia tone rendering of Mrs. Nicholas Longworth nee Roosevelt (Alice Roosevelt, Theodore's daughter) from the Sunday Record Herald Chicago dated Feb 18, 1904. This book is heavy, it weighs almost 3 pounds.
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