Here are some pre-WWII beginner albums:
1. Title page of Scott's "Philatelist's Album", 1893. (The cover is embossed black and not easy to image.
2. Mekeel's "Popular Stamp Album", cover and title page, 1899.
3. Scott's "Best Postage Stamp Album", c1901.
4. The H. E. Harris "Adventurer" album, a larger album at 128 pages (compared to #8, below), copyright 1933:
5. Cover and title pages of Captain Tim's Ivory Stamp Club Album, copyright 1933, showing the "Adventurer" remaining as part of the title page. The contents are the same as album #4. A gold foil label has been added to the title page reading in part: "Supplied for the Ivory Stamp Club by H. E. Harris. ..."
6. Title page of a later printing of album #5 headed now as "The Ivory Album ...", copyright 1934.
7. Cover of the next edition of Captain Tim's Ivory Stamp Club Album", also based off the Adventurer album, 128 pages. Copyright 1935.
8. The H. E. Harris "Discoverer Album" a smaller album at 64 pages, copyright 1934.
9. The "Discover Album" was reworked slightly to become this third major variety of the Ivory Stamp Club album, copyright 1934.
There are several additional threads on Captain Tim including:http://goscf.com/t/46898
10. Cover and title page of a small world album published by the Stamp & Album Company of America, copyright 1935.
11. Cover and title page of the "Universal Postage Stamp Album", published by G. S. Co., Inc., copyright 1935.
12. Cover and title page of the "Worldwide Junior Stamp Album" published by John W. Nicklin, copyright 1937. The sailing ship mimics the one used by H.E. Harris a few years earlier.
13. (Cream) cover and title page of the "United States Stamp Album", published by the Stamp and Album Company of America, copyright 1942.
14. Same album as album #13, but with a black cover.