Somerville Massachusetts Past & Present 1897 illustrated New England historyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Local History, New England, Massachusetts, Somerville).
Somerville, Past and Present.
Published 1897, Boston in Samuels and Kimball.
671 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers.
Monumental and comprehensive book.
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding age worn, hinges cracked, text block slightly shaken, yet still remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is clean, internally well preserved, little staining or soiling, any flaws of a minor type unworthy of specific mention.
Still attractive on the shelf. Item displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 10" H x 7" W.