Niagara Falls 1850 Handbook Saratoga NY Montreal Tourist Travelers 25 views MapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel Guides, Americana, Canada, Niagara Falls, Montreal, Quebec, Lake Champlain, Saratoga Springs).
The Ontario and St. Lawrence Steamboat Company's Hand-Book for Travelers to Niagara Falls, Montreal and Quebec and Through Lake Champlain to Saratoga Springs.
Published 1853, Buffalo, New York by Jewett, Thomas, & Co.
174 pages. Text in English. Large folding pictorial lithographed map w/ Niagara Falls vignette view. Total of 25 full page views.
Guide includes extensive tourist railroad and steamboat time tables for across the region, extending up into Canada and across to the White Mountains of NH.
Profusely illustrated throughout, many intext vignettes, 8 lithographed views (Jewett, Thomas & Co.), & 17 full page wood engraved views.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & spine decorations, embossed cover decorations.
Clean example, a remarkable condition survival. Exceptionally fresh, seemingly placed on a shelf 170 years ago and just now removed.
Binding remains clean, square, tight, and sound. Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, light to perhaps occasional moderate scattered age spotting.
Exceptionally attractive example, just a tiny dot of cloth loss on front cover edge.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 3 3/4" W.