Massachusetts Register 1853 State Business Directory great Period AdvertisingBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, New England, Massachusetts, Business Directory, Period Ads).
The Massachusetts Register for the Year 1853. Containing a Business Directory of the State, with a Variety of Useful Information, by George Adams.
Published 1853, Boston by Samuel and Moore.
327, 44 pages. Text in English. Abundant period advertising, much of it illustrated.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed bands, gilt pictorial cover decorations, embossed cover designs.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints with thin areas of cloth loss or splitting, covers still strongly attached, some old light discoloration, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is 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 antique 165+ year old book survives.
Book Measures c. 9 1/4" H x 6" W.