Plymouth Massachusetts Tourist Guide 1851 Russell book w/ map Pilgrim MemorialsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Pilgrim Memorials, and Guide for Visitors to Plymouth Village with a Lithographic Map and Seven Copperplate Engravings by Wm. S. Russell.
Published 1851, Boston by C.C.P. Moody.
145 pages plus appendix. Text in English. Folding map at front. Illustrated with 5 engraved plates with 6 images plus the large folding map, so complete as issued although the plate listed as showing a tree is replaced by a superior image showing the harbor and town (as issued by the publisher).
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, blind embossed cover decorations. Nice detailed urban map showing many specific house locations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, front cover stained, 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. 7 3/4" H x 5" W.