Eastman's White Mountains 1863 New Hampshire guide book w/ 2 mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The White Mountain Guide Book. Third Edition.
3rd edition published 1863, Concord, New Hampshire by Edson C. Eastman.
222 pages. Text in English. Two folding maps on bond paper -engraved route map at front plus large folding lithographed map (Bufford, Boston) of White Mountains & Vicinity by CHV Cavis at rear (wrinkled). Illustrated with small woodcut engravings. Period advertising at rear.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, hand lettered title on spine. Institutional blind stamp on title page.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, spine title hand lettered long ago, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, old book plate, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book 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 nice early NH outdoor tourist pocket guide book survives.
Book Measures c. 6 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W.