Maine Woods Sportsman's Guide Hunting Fishing Camping 1901 guidebook w/ lg. mapBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Americana, New England, Maine, Hunting, Fishing, Hiking).
In the Maine Woods: A Guidebook for Sportsmen, Written and Arranged by Winfield M. Thompson.
Published 1901, Bangor, Maine by the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad. Second Edition.
120 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout w/ b&w photos, including a great pictorial advertising section at rear. Large folding lithographed map titled "Northern Maine Hunting and Fishing Region" at rear.
Publisher's color artwork cardstock wrappers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, various creases and small edge chips to covers, rear cover 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. Large map has a couple splits or tears from previous unfolding (no loss), still clean and nice looking.
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 scarce early 20th century Maine guide 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. 8 1/2" H x 5 3/4" W.