Title Official Programme Baltimore Oriole Festival Sept. 11th 12th & 13th 1883 Summer Nights Carnival of the Oriole. Order of the Oriole. Illustrated by Lithographic Plates in Five Colors of the Tableau Floats. Containing Also the Lectures Based Upon the Subjects Portrayed in the Two Divisions and Delivered Before the Members of the Order of the Oriole.
Book Condition Good
Edition First edition
Publisher Baltimore Sun Book and Job Printing Office. 1883
Seller ID 005756
Scarce colorful program for parade with floats similar to the ones held back then in New Orleans for Mardi Gras. 4to. 30 by 23.5 cm. 64 pp., plus wraps. 26 of these pages are printed in color and can be regarded as color plates. 21 of these pages depict the exotic floats, with two floats per page. Besides the explanatory text, many advertisements, which are themselves of interest. Soiling to the cover. Some closed tearing along the spine fold. One page with a one inch close tear and chip, neither especially disturbing. Age toned leaves throughout.