Trenton Falls New York Picturesque 1851 N. Parker Willis illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Illustrated Books, Trenton Falls).
Trenton Falls, Picturesque and Descriptive, edited by N. Parker Willis; embracing the original essay of John Sherman, the principal illustrations from original designs by Heine, Kummer, and Muller. Engraved on wood by N. Orr.
Published 1851, New York, by George P. Putnam.
90 pages. Text in English. Frontis & half title views, Illustrated throughout with many in text and full page wood engravings by N. Orr.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt bands and title lettering, gilt pictorial cover decorations, embossed ruled cover. Old paper library label on spine, book plate removed from front pastedown, embossed stamp to title page.
Interesting mid-19th century guide book to this resort spot in central NY state.
Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, cloth split along front joint, spine cloth chipped.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, light to moderate age spotting.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 6 5/8" H x 4 7/8" W.