New Haven Connecticut Guide 1869 Elliot RARE tourist guide book city map & viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The Attractions of New Haven, Connecticut: Guide to the City with Map and Illustrations by S.H. Elliot.
Published 1869, New York by N. Tibbals & Co.
141 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with four interesting lithographed plates (one appears to be a promotional image for local merchants showing their establishments), a large folding city plan at rear. Abundant period advertising section.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Rare in any condition.
Binding gently age worn, spine ends chipped, splitting to front joint, board edges and tips worn, 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.
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 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. 6 1/4" H x 4" W.