Isles of Shoals New Hampshire Maine Lot x 2 illustrated local history & tourismBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Americana, New England, Maine, New Hampshire, Isles of Shoals, Local History, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps).
The Isles of Shoals: An Historical Sketch, by John Scribner Jeness.
4th edition published 1888, Boston by Houghton, Mifflin and Company. Fourth Edition.
214 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis protected by original tissue guard. Illustrated. Illustrated with views and 2 maps.
The Isles of Shoals: A Visual History, by John D. Bardwell.
Published 1989, Portsmouth, New Hampshire by Peter E. Randall for the Portsmouth Marine Society.
198 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Inscribed by author.
Publisher's cloth bindings, gilt title lettering.
Lot is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Items are not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as objects.
Text block paper is gently toned, both internally still well preserved, clean, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Books display a pleasing and unique age patina and are 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 pair fo books survives.
Larger Book Measures c. 10 1/2" H x 7 1/4" W.
Smaller Book Measure c. 7" H x 5" w.