New England Summer Vacation Season 1898 B&M Railroad tourist book w/ lg. mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Boston & Main Railroad. Summer Excursions to the White Mountains, Mount Desert, Montreal and Quebec, Winnipesaukee, Memphremagog, Rangeley and Moosehead Lakes, and the New England Beaches. Routes, Rates, Maps, Hotel and Boarding-House List, Etc.
1898, Boston, Passenger Department Boston & Maine Railroad.
Summer Resorts and Tours 1898.
Includes a large folding map of Boston & Maine Railroad and Connections with inset maps of St Andrews, the White Mountains, and Mt Desert Island.
Pictorial softcover wrappers,  pp., endless rate schedules throughout. A fascinating and in-depth economic snapshot of the entire region at the end of the 19th century, providing a clear picture of what things cost in regard to vacationing across New England in the summer of 1898. This includes hotel and boarding house rates by day and week for all states and major tourist locations, names of proprietors, time schedules for trains there with costs, steamship line costs on all the lakes, etc.
Overall clean, sound example, paper splitting along bottom of spine cover, light age spotting or edge wear to wrappers, map is loose at rear and remains fresh and seemingly rarely unfolded.
Book measures: 8" H X 4" W.