White Mountains New Hampshire 1879 folio heliotype souvenir photo bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New England, New Hampshire, White Mountains, Illustrated Books).
Views of the White Mountains with Descriptions by M.F. Sweetser.
Published 1879, Portland by Chisholm Brothers.
54 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with 10 lovely heliotype photo plates. "One star" edition.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers. All photo plates are clean.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, inner hinges re-inforced in the past, one image plate with short closed edge tear in blank margin, mostly light signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 14" H x 11" W.