Stratford-Upon-Avon Shakespeare Home 1897 Victorian travel guide w/ mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, United Kingdom, Stratford-Upon-Avon, William Shakespeare, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps).
A Guide to Stratford-Upon-Avon; Its Church and Vicinity with a Description of the Historic Memorials and Relics of Shakespeare.
Published 1897, Manchester, England by Abel Heywood & Son.
42 pages plus wrapper covers. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Abundant period advertising, including a wonderful full page color lithographed advertisement for Mason's Herbal Beer.
Publisher's color and photographic pictorial paper wrappers.
Item is old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper gently age worn, slight rubbing, remains overall clean and attractive as a fragile survival.
Paper is lightly toned, signs of handling, small scattered spotting, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The scarce travel guide 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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Covers measures c. 7 1/4" H x 5" W.