Vermont State Government Directory Rules Senate & House 1853 book w/ mapBrian DiMambro
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New England, Vermont, Vermont State Government, Rules & Regulations, Books with Maps).
Directory and Rules of the Senate and House of Representatives for October Session, 1853.
Published 1853, Montpelier, Vermont by E.P. Walton Jr.
54 pages. Text in English. Three engraved plates total (2 showing floor plans). Folding engraved map at front titled "Map of the State of Vermont" by Zadock Thompson. Engraved by J. H. Hill. (map measures 11 3/4" H x 8 1/8" W.). Map is toned with long splits along fold lines, poor but complete condition).
Pocket booklet lacking front (likely unlettered plain) paper cover, poor physical condition but still historically interesting. The folding map is likely uncommon/ scarce due to source and date.
Booklet is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, 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 booklet 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 booklet 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. 6" H x 3 3/4" W.