Nile River Cruises Egypt 1898 Cook illustrated book w/ maps & 15 steamship viewsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Egypt, Nile Cruises, Luxor, Thebes, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps, Ship Deck Plans).
Programme of Cook's International Tickets to Egypt, Including the Nile to the First and Second Cataracts, Luxor, Thebes, Assouan, Philae, Abou-Simble, &c. &c. Also Particulars of Arrangements for Tourist Steamers, Mail Service, & Dahabeahs.
Published 1898, London by Thos. Cook & Son LTD.
95  pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. Includes numerous double page ship images and detailed deck plans.
Publisher's color litho pictorial paper wrappers, two folding maps at front, 15 double page steamship images/ plans.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, mostly light or inoffensive soiling and signs of handling and time, edge tears or chips, 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. 8 1/2" H x 5 1/2" W.