|The pictures show a view of the front and back covers of this Colorful ©1899 Western Wheeled Scraper Company Celluloid Advertising Premium Notebook. The covers are made of imprinted celluloid. There are some paper pages inside as well as a fold out map (see below).|
The front cover pictures three colorful birds, a flowering tree, and a block wall. It is marked as follows:
COPYRIGHT 1899, THE WHITEHEAD & HOAG CO., NEWARK, N.J.
WESTERN WHEELED SCRAPER COMPANY
The back cover has three very detailed images. The center one pictures (12) horse drawn wagons or cars, a Surveyor, trees and a road. On the left is a wagon wheel section and on the right is a railroad car. This side reads as follows:
WESTERN WHEELED SCRAPER COMPANY.
GENERAL OFFICE & WORKS
THE WESTERN WHEELED SCRAPER.
WESTERN DUMP CAR
There are four loose blank pages inside and the fold out map mentioned above. The map is in color. It is titled ''GREATER AMERICA MAPS'' copyright 1899 by the Whitehead & Hoag Co. of Newark, N.J.. The map is the size of four pages. It pictures the United States including the Philippines, Cuba, Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico, The Hawaiian Islands, and Alaska
The notebook measures about 2-7/16'' x 4-3/4''. The map is in mint condition, the cover excellent to near mint, and the pages are loose as mentioned above. The staple is still in the covers edge.