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|The picture shows the front and back cover of this unused 1896 E.E. Kimball Villa Cafe Advertising Premium Booklet. Inside the front cover is an 1896 calendar for the last three months of the year and an entire 1897 calendar. The inside back cover has an identification card to be filled out (blank) plus U.S. & Foreign Postal Rates. The pages are like graph paper and all are blank and unused. It is marked as follows:|
(The front reads):
Tobacco, Cigars, and Pipes,
Fruits, Nuts and Confectionery,
Oysters, Crackers, Canned Goods. Meals At All Hours
The E.P. Best Mfg. Co., New Haven, Conn..
(The back reads):
I Wish To Announce That At
THE VILLA CAFE
You Can Obtain
Ices, Cream, Confectionery,
Cakes, Pies, Etc. Will Be Furnished On Short Notice. Lunches Served and General Catering Done
for Parties, Receptions, and Dances. Table Board by Day or Week
can also be had. E.E. KIMBALL
Closed the booklet measures 2-1/2" x 4-3/8". It is in near mint condition with no major flaws. Not bad for being 104 years old!
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