Russia Caucasus Soviet Union Travel Guide 1924 illustrated tourist book w/ mapBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 20th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Soviet Union, USSR, Caucasus, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps).
Guide to the Caucasus - Caucasian Region. Book for Tourists, Spa Patients, and Commercial and Industrial Persons.
Published 1924, Moscow, USSR by Publishing House Mospoligraph.
376 pages. Text in Russian. Illustrated throughout. Folding color map at rear (with numerous early amateur paper repairs on reverse to tears).
Publisher's pictorial paper covered boards.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding rubbed and age worn, front hinge re-inforced in past with thin strip of paper, 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 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W.