New York city Complete Travel Guide 1882 large hand color city plan map & adsBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New York, Manhattan, New York City, Travel Guide).
The City of New York: A Complete Guide, with Descriptive Sketches of Objects and Places of Interest, and Condensed Tables of Churches, Institutions, Banks, Hotels, City Railroads, Ferries, Stage Lines, Amusements, Etc. Also Traveler's Directory for Railroads, Steamboats, Ocean Steamers, and a Complete New Street Directory.
Published 1882, New York by Taintor Brothers, Merrill & Co.
83, 25 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout with wood engravings. Abundant period advertising.
Publisher's pictorial paper wrappers, large folding hand color city plan (long tear into map from inset tab closed on reverse with archival tape.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, covers soiled, signs of handling but nothing offensive or severe, remains overall attractive as an object.
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 showing how this scarce item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 5/8" W.