New Haven Connecticut 1856 Barber rare book leather extra-illustrated DoolittleBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
History and Antiquities of New Haven, Conn., from its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time with Biographical Sketches and Statistical Information of the Public Institutions, &c., &c., by John W. Barber and Lemuel S. Punderson.
Publ. 1856, New Haven, by L. S. Punderson and J. W. Barber.
Beautiful 19th century 1/4 leather binding, marbled boards, gilt decorated spines, top edge gilt.
Extra-Illustrated with 22 inserted plates, many engraved portraits. Hand colored map frontis, 3 other hand colored plates, Amos Doolittle engraved plate. Unique and pleasing example, much nicer than typical.
Clean, sound, tight book displaying a handsome age patina.
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Books measure: 7 5/8" H X 5 1/4" W.
Howes, U.S.-iana, B-125.