Spain & Portugal O'Shea's Tourist Guide 1892 illustrated book w/ mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel, Tourism, Iberia, Spain, Portugal, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps).
O'Shea's Guide to Spain and Portugal, ed. by John Lomas.
Published 1892, London by A. & C. Black.
562 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with 11 color city plan maps, 1 tinted map of Balearic islands & 4 B&W plates. Large folding color country map in rear pocket.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering & stamp to front cover, embossed ruled covers.
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 signs of handling and time but nothing offensive or severe, book remains overall attractive as an object.
Paper is gently toned, internally still clean, tight, sound internally. Nice fresh example.
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. 7 1/2" H x 5" W.