America westward Rocky Mt. travel 1870 by White Irish-Americans Canada rare bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Canada, Irish-Americans, Rocky Mountains, Travel).
Sketches from America, by John White.
Published 1870, London by Sampson Low, Son, and Marston.
373 pages. Text in English.
Of extra note for the Australia New South Wales Library of Parliament gilt stamp to front cover.
Covers a trip from Chicago out to Denver and the Rocky Mountains.
Period 1/2 leather binding, raised bands, gilt title lettering, marbled edges & end papers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, covers both detached. Remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this interesting and unique 19th century book survives.
Book Measures c. 8 5/8" H x 5 3/4" W.