Cape Ann Massachusetts 1910 pictorial local history souvenir guide bookBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Americana, United States, New England, Massachusetts, Cape Ann, Illustrated Books, Souvenir Books, Travel, Tourism, Period Advertising).
Picturesque Cape Ann.
Published 1910, Gloucester, Massachusetts by Edwin C. McIntire.
88 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Abundant period advertising.
Publisher's pictorial cardstock wrappers. Scarce and nice publication, better than typical.
Splendid interior images, profusion of pictorial advertising and many local photos which capture a now lost urban and coastal landscape.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding well age worn, old cello tape to spine, covers detached, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is toned, text block still mostly clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail showing how this book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W.