Gazetteer of New York State 1860 illustrated leather book geography geologyBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, New York State, Gazetteer, Statistics, Demographics).
Gazetteer of the State of New York Embracing a Comprehensive View of the Geography, Geology, and General History of the State, by J.H. French.
Published 1860, Syracuse, New York by R. Pearsall Smith.
739 pages. Text in English. Numerous city views and fine full page illustrations throughout with tissue guards.
The map mentioned on the title page was sold separately from the book is almost never found with it.
Period 1/4 leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and title lettering, embossed decorations, cloth covers, embossed cover designs. Leather and joints scuffed but supple and attractive, covers firmly attached, binding sturdy and sound. Scattered spotting throughout.
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. 9 3/4" H x 7" W.