Tanner's American Traveler 1841 United States tourist guide book w/ 4 city mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, United States, Travel Guides, Tourism, Books with Maps).
Tanner's American Traveller, or Guide Through the United States with Maps Plans &c.
Published 1841, United States by H.S. Tanner. [Lacking Title Page].
144 pages. Text in English. Contains 4 folding engraved city plans with detailed reference keys- Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia & New York City.
Publisher's ruled cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed patterns set within ruled covers.
First printed leaf is the Preface, lacks title page. A rare mid-19th century American guide book sold as-is for the maps.
Book is 180 years old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, joints slightly scuffed, cloth spotted along spine, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, light to moderate scattered age spotting, 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 scarce Tanner 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 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W.