Caucasus Russia Georgia Health Tourism Travel 1915 rare guide book w/ 5 lg. mapsBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Russian Empire, Caucasus, Mineral Springs, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps).
Caucasian Mineral Waters Illustrated Practical Guide.
Published 1915, St. Petersburg, Russian Empire by Grigory Moskvich.
182 pages. Text in Russian. Illustrated throughout, including nice assortment of advertising. Includes 5 large folding color lithographed maps & plans.
Publisher's soft cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover designs.
Rare guide book.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
NOTE- there are two defective text pages which have loss to the bottom portion (shown in pic).
Binding age worn, rubbing and old staining, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, still 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. 6 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W.