Narragansett Blue Book Summer Souvenir 1900 illustrated travel guide hotelsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Early 20th Century Books, Americana, New England, Rhode Island, Narragansett Bay, Newport, Jamestown, New London Harbor, Block Island, Watch Hill, Illustrated Books, Travel Tourism).
The Narragansett Blue Book: A Summer Souvenir and Hotel Guide for the Principal Resorts and Cities on and About Narragansett Bay, Mount Hope Bay, Newport, Jamestown, Narragansett Pier, Watch Hill, Block Island, and New London Harbor. Hotels, Restaurants, Railroads, and Steamboats.
Published 1900, Hartford, Connecticut by the American Book Exchange.
96 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout. Abundant period advertising.
Publisher's paper wrappers, gilt title lettering & cover decorations. Scarce item in any condition.
Book 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, staples rusted, still clean, tight, sound internally.
Still attractive on the shelf. The book 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 book 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. 5 1/2" H x 4 1/4" W.