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A Brief Historical Sketch of the City of Quincy, Massachusetts.
Published c. 1903, Quincy, Massachusetts by Swithin Brothers, real estate agents.
32 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with early b&w photos, including four full page maps, three of which are proposed real estate developments showing lot layouts along roads with their sizes.
Publisher's card stock wrappers, oblong format. Scarce promotional item for this city.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, 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. 6" H x 8" W.