Trenton Falls New Jersey 1851 illustrated guide book w/ Orr wood engravingsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New Jersey, Trenton Falls, Local History, Illustrated Books).
Trenton Falls Picturesque and Descriptive, ed. by N. Parker Willis.
Published 1831, New York by George P. Putnam.
90 pages. Text in English. Wood engraved frontis & half title protected by original tissue guard. Illustrated throughout with 9 full page wood engraved plates- complete.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt spine decorations, gilt title lettering & pictorial cover design, embossed cover decorations.
Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition.
Binding gently age worn, cloth chipped at spine ends, cover tips worn, remains overall attractive as a mid-19th century decorative object.
Text block paper is gently toned, some of the internal stitching undone, internally still well preserved, square and 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.
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Book Measures c. 6 1/4" H x 4 3/4" W.