Kenilworth Castle United Kingdom c.1890 illustrated souvenir tourist guide & mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, United Kingdom, British History, Kenilworth Castle, Illustrated Books, Tourist Souvenir).
Beck's Guide to Kenilworth Castle, Comprising Its History, A Full Description of the Picturesque Ruins, and also a Detailed Account of the Priory and Church, with a Brief Sketch of Warwick, Guy's Cliff, and Stoneleigh Abbey, Illustrated by Engravings and a Map of the Ruins.
Published c. 1880-1900, Leamington, United Kingdom by J. Beck.
62  pages plus wrapper covers. Text in English. Folding map at front. Illustrated throughout with 6 steel engraved view plates.
Publisher's paper wrappers.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently age worn, slight rubbing and minor soiling, remains overall clean and attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, signs of handling, couple leaves with some early marginal owner notations, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile pamphlet displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Covers measures c. 6 1/2" H x 4 1/4" W.