|The pictures below show some larger sample page views of this Small 1888 Barbours' Irish Flax Thread Advertising Premium Calendar Notebook. This company was established in 1784, 104 years prior to this 1888 booklet. It lists some types and uses of their threads. It has the name ''F. E. EDGERLY.'' embossed in gold on the black leather cover and the edges of the pages are in gold. On the inside front cover is a full 1888 calendar and half the 1889 year as well. There are a few thicker card stock ''MEMORANDA'' pages. There are a few advertising pages, but most of the pages are lined graph paper for notes. Only the first note page is written on. It has some record notes of Traveler's Checks from October of 1956.|
Inside are the Officers of The Barbour Brothers Company in New York, and it lists their branches in: Boston, Massachusetts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, St. Louis, Missouri, Chicago, Illinois, San Francisco, California,, Patterson, New Jersey, Lisburn and Dublin, Ireland, London and Manchester, and Glasgow, England, Paris France, Hamburg, Germany, Montreal, Canada, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, Brussels, Belgium, Amsterdam, Holland, Madrid, Spain, and Milan and Naples, Italy.
This 1888 advertising premium note book measures about 2-1/2'' x 4-9/16'' x 3/8''. It appears to be in excellent or better condition as pictured. There is one note page written on as mentioned above, and only light edge wear on the cover.