Boston Almanac MA 1867 large city map rare book advertising business directoryBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Massachusetts, Almanac, Boston, Business Directory, Period Advertising).
The Boston Almanac for the Year 1867.
Published 1867, Boston by George Coolidge.
216 pages. Text in English.
Oversized folding lithographed city plan map at front. Please see photos for condition, there are two tears at the map inset, map is partially loose, but still overall clean.
Cloth covered boards, lovely floral embossed patterns, smooth spine, gilt title.
Map overprinted in red to show wards and steam railroad lines as well as location of publishers business.
Book remains well preserved and very attractive on the shelf. It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
The map is printed on paper which has toned and is now extensively split along original fold lines. There appears to be no loss of printed area, so if desired it could readily be backed and made attractive outside the book.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 5 1/4" H x 3 1/4" W.