Historical Statistical Gazetteer New York 1860 Civil War era illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New York State, Illustrated Books, Leather Books).
Historical and Statistical Gazetteer of New York State.
Published 1860, Syracuse by R.P. Smith.
739 pages. Text in English. Period advertising at rear. Illustrated throughout, including a birds-eye view of Manhattan. Engraved frontis and half title protected by original tissue guards. Charming small hand colored map affixed on reverse of half title, facing title page.
Period 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and title lettering, embossed (stamped in blind) compartment decorations. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Book remains very well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 10" H x 7" W.