Boston Mass. sketch booklet 1882 Moses King cartoons Advert rare interior viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Sketch-Book of Boston.
Published 1882, Cambridge, Massachusetts by Moses King.
16 pages plus wrapper covers. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout with cartoon style drawings of buildings and street scenes around the city, including many interiors..
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, oblong format. Scarce item.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently age worn, slight rubbing, small minor chip along top edge, remains overall clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile pamphlet 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 19th century illustrated item survives.
Covers measures c. 5 1/2" H x 8 1/8" W.