IVORY THAT GROWS ON TREES. Great Natural Curiosity!!

Chicago: Landon, Boyd & Co., (n. d.). 1st printing. Broadside. 8-3/4" x 6-1/4". Very creased around edges, light chipping esp. to bottom right edge. Foxing to sheet. An About VG copy. Item #37821

"This extraordinary substance is the product of a small species of the Palm, growing in the valley of the Andes. It is an excellent substitute for Ivory, which wear supercedes in color, being of a delicate, transparent whiteness." The broadside gives a menu of objects able to be purchased in the palm "ivory", such as "Large Chinese Puzzles (50 cts.)", "Needle Cases (35 cts.)", and "Baby Rattles (35 cts.)". Also advertised is a "Ladies' Bracelet, Sold at One Dollar a Pair"

Price: $75.00