Isle of Wight Illustrated Tourist Guide 1835 w/ map original owner's inscriptionBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Pleasure Visitor's Companion in Surveying the Isle of Wight, by George Brannon.
Published 1835, Wootton, Isle of Wight, by G. Grannon. Second Edition.
127 pages. Text in English. Large folding map at rear. Period advertisements on Green Paper. Engraved frontis protected by original tissue guards. X engraved plates.
Publisher's illustrated cloth covers. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, light staining, never offensive. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting.
Original owner's inscription on title page: Mary M. Allen. August 17th 1835, Shanklin, Isle of Wight.
Book remains 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. 6 1/2" H x 4" W.