Boston Cambridge World War II 1940's armed forces maps Harvard Univ. city planBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Booklets, World War II era travel brochures, Americana, New England, Massachusetts, Boston, Travel Guide, Telephone Rates, Books with Maps).
Guide to Boston and Cambridge with Telephone Information, Issued For The Armed Forces.
Published c. 1940-1945 [WW II], Boston by the New England Telephone and Telegraph Company.
16 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout w/ small b& w photos. Folding color lithographed city plan maps at rear of Boston & Cambridge [courtesy of Harvard University], printed back to back on a large folding sheet [either side frameable].
Cambridge plan with small vignette illustrations, which lend a nice pictorial element to it for display purposes.
Paper wrappers, small pocket size promotional give-a-way item intended for military men out on leave in the city.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding lightly age worn, rear cover slightly stained, yet still remains overall attractive as a paper brochure issued during WWII.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, large map fresh in appearance, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 5" W.