Hartford Connecticut Olmsted's pocket Guide 1870 illustrated city directory AdsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New England, Connecticut, Hartford, Business Directory, City Guide).
Olmsted's Guide Book and General Register.
Published 1870, Hartford, Connecticut by Dickinson & Olmsted.
63  pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Abundant period advertising interspersed throughout, many dozens of advertisers.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers. Early owner's (local resident?) 1870 signature across top of cover and 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, 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. 5 1/2" H x 3 1/2" W.