Boston Almanac Mass 1877 city advertising business directory pocket bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Massachusetts, Almanac, Boston, Business Directory, Period Advertising).
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1877.
Published 1877, Boston by Sampson, Davenport & Co.
544 pages. Text in English.
Cloth covered boards, lovely floral embossed pictorial patterns, smooth spine, gilt title. No map in this volume but there are two card stock supplemental advertising leaves, one in color lithography, the other an actual heliotype.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. Small cloth chipping at spine ends. It displays a unique and pleasing age patina, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 1/4" W.