Rhode Islands Shores c. 1920's Eaton & John Held art cartoon map guide bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Rhode Island Shores: Concerning the Charm of the Old South County, Newport, Block Island, and Narragansett Bay, by Walter Prichard Eaton. Illustrated by John Held Jr.
Published c. 1920-30, New Haven, Connecticut by the Wilson H. Lee Company.
47  pages plus wrapper covers. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout with b&w photos and drawings. Folding map at rear.
Publisher's cartoon pictorial map paper wrappers done by John Held, Jr. plus many more drawings across page tops
Item is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Item is not new or in "new" condition.
Paper covers gently age worn with spotting, rubbing and soiling, remains overall attractive as an object.
Text block paper is gently toned, signs of handling, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.
Still attractive on the shelf. The fragile tourist pamphlet displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this scarce early 20th century item survives.
Covers measures c. 8 1/2" H x 5 1/4" W.