No Place of Publication. No publisher. No date. Ca. Early 1900s.
BOOKLET of full page and double page black and white photo illustrations, approximately 32 pp, 8 x 10 inches, pictorial wrappers (softbound). Photographic view book depicting Atlantic City of 100 plus years ago. Crease to rear cover and very light soiling to front cover; contents clean and bright. Former owner's name on front cover and date: 1905. A wonderful view book of Atlantic City, New Jersey, with views of the seaside, various landmarks, businesses on Atlantic Avenue and the stately homes on Pacific Avenue. Numerous boardwalk views plus the Steeplechase Pier, rolling chairs, life-saving apparatus, Absecon Lighthouse, surf bathing and much more. One remarkable image depicts African-American performers entertaining audiences with a cakewalk dance at one of the famous piers. A most interesting ephemeral item in very good condition with cover issues as noted. Item #32251