New Practical Guide to Paris 1878 French travel guide w/ large mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, France, Paris, Books with Maps).
Nouveau Guide Pratique Dans Paris A L'Usage des Etrangers et des Habitants.
Published 1878, Paris by Garnier Freres.
246 pages. Text in French. 2 large folding map at rear- one of the Expo grounds, the other a large hand colored detailed city plan.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, gilt pictorial cover decorations, embossed ruled cover.
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 slightly scuffed, some speckling to cloth, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound. The large city plan has a couple small holes and splits along the fold lines, but is easily repaired and still nice looking.
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 showing how this antique book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 5 3/4" H x 3 7/8" W.