Souvenir of San Jose, CAL.
E. B. Lewis, distributor, ca. 1880s. Leporello album (3 1/4 x 5"). 12 captioned photolithographic images of various buildings in early San Jose. Gold embossed dark green covers, red cloth spine. Minor wear else a fine copy of this scarce tourist souvenir; we find only two copies of this size & format in online institutions. The 7 panel accordion fold-out is tipped-in to the verso of the front cover with images including: San Jose Court House State Normal School Electric Tower Auzerais House Alameda Road San Jose High School Second Ward School Dr. Stone’s Residence Dr. Hill’s Residence Commercial and Savings Bank University Of The Pacific City Market Hall Bank Of San Jose Santa Clara College First National Bank Convent of Notre Dame. Item #20773