White Mountains Guide Book New Hampshire 1878 illustrated tourist guide w 2 mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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The White Mountain Guide Book. Fourteenth Edition.
14th edition published 1878, Concord, New Hampshire by Edson C. Eastman.
232 pages. Text in English. Folding maps at front & rear. Illustrated with small woodcut engravings. Period advertising at rear.
First map is engraved, large folding White Mountains detailed map by Cavis on bond paper at rear.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, hand lettered title on spine. Institutional blind stamp on title page.
Book is physically 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 a bit mottled, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, front interior hinge reinforced in past with cloth tape, internally still well preserved, tight, sound and clean.
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.
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Book Measures c. 6 1/2" H x 4 1/2" W.