Boston Almanac MA 1850 large city map rare book advertising business directoryBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Massachusetts, Almanac, Boston, Business Directory, Period Advertising).
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1850.
Published 1850, Boston by George Coolidge.
211 pages. Text in English. Pictorial engraved endpapers on laminated paper with original tissue guards.
Oversized folding lithographed map printed on thin paper at front. Please see photos for condition, it is in 2 pieces with further splitting along fold lines.
Cloth covered boards, lovely floral embossed patterns, smooth spine, gilt title.
Book remains well preserved and very attractive on the shelf. It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
The map is printed on paper which has toned and is now extensively split along original fold lines. There appears to be no loss of printed area, so if desired it could readily be backed and made attractive outside the book.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 1/4" W.