Quincy Massachusetts real estate promo brochure c. 1903 illustrated souvenirBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New England, Massachusetts, Quincy, Illustrated Books, Local History).
A Brief Historical Sketch of the City of Quincy, Mass. Illustrated.
Published c.1903, Boston by E.P. Whitcomb. Issued by President's Hill Annex and Branch Hill Real Estate Trusts. Distributed compliments of Swithin Brothers, real estate handlers.
32 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout. With 4 detailed city plans, each showing house lot real estate plans.
Publisher's oblong paper wrappers, saddle stitched.
Very scarce item, issued not strictly for tourists but rather for real estate promotional purposes.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block 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 antique book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
Book Measures c. 6" H x 8" W.