Zigzag Journeys the Great Northwest 1890 Hezekiah Butterworth illustrated bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Travel, Adventure, North America, United States, Illustrated Books).
Zigzag Journeys - In the Great Northwest, by Hezekiah Butterworth.
Published 1890, Boston by Estes and Lauriat.
320 pages. Text in English. Profusely illustrated throughout in B&W with wood engravings or line drawings.
Original publisher's binding, color lithographed pictorial paper covered boards. Front joint broken and cover loosened although still well held by end papers.
Text block clean, tight, and sound with a pleasing age patina. Old paper library bookplate to front pastedown. Final section of textblock has a small pin hole in top blank margin- someone evidently pinned a series of pages together long ago.
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.
Please review photos for more detail and our best attempt to convey how this antique item survives.
Book Measures c. 8 1/2" H x 6 3/4" W.
Of particular interest is the land-promotion section breaking down the costs and benefits of homesteading in the Pacific Northwest at the end of the 19th century.