Hudson river New York Travel Guide 1898 tourist book huge 10" strip mapBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Travel, Tourism, New York, Hudson River, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps).
The Hudson by Daylight.
Published 1898, New York by Bryant Literary Union.
32 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Huge 10 foot long folding lithographed map with hand color at rear.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, lacking rear cover. Stunning level of detail on map, many specific home owners and historic spots named.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, front cover with some scuffing and loss, no rear cover, otherwise sound and complete, map is fresh, 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" H x 5" W.