Early History of New Hampshire & Vermont 1856 Francis Chase illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, New England, New Hampshire, Vermont).
Gathered Sketches from the Early History of New Hampshire and Vermont; Containing Vivid and Interesting Accounts of Great Variety of the Adventures of our Forefathers and of other Incidents of Olden Time, ed. by Francis Chase.
Published 1856, Claremont, New Hampshire by Tracy, Kenney & Co. Early 1872 owners stamp of Wm. Appleton of Beacon Street, Boston on t.p. & a couple other pages.
215 pages. Text in English. Illustrated with 4 full page wood engraved plates, including very early views of the Old Man of the Mountain, Mount Washington and Centre harbor on Lake Winnepesaukee.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed cover decorations. Binding remains exceptionally clean, tight, and sound.
Interior contents display a pleasing age patina, largely free of age spotting, just fresh, clean and tight.
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. 7 1/4" H x 4 3/4" W.