Traveler's Guide to Boston 1857 illustrated travel guide w/ two city plan mapsBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Guide Books, Boston, Antebellum Books, Travel Guide).
Sights in Boston and Suburbs, or Guide to the Stranger, by R.L. Midgley.
Published 1857, Boston by James Munroe and Company.
225 pages. Text in English. Publisher's catalog at rear. Period advertisements. 2 large detailed folding city plan maps, one folding diagram. Profusion of small intext line drawings/ wood engravings.
Period pebble cloth binding with blind devices to covers, smooth spine, gilt lettering on spine and front cover.
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.
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Book Measures c. 6 3/4" H x 4 1/2" W.