Hudson River Northern Tourist US & Canada 1864 Civil War era travel guide hotels. (Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Canada, Hudson River, New York, Thousand Islands, Falls of Niagara, New England, Illustrated Books, Books with Maps).
The Traveler's Guide to the Hudson River, Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Falls of Niagara and Thousand Islands; Montreal, Quebec, and the Saugenay River; Also to the Green and White Mountains, and Other Parts of New England; Forming the Fashionable Northern Tour Through the United States and Canada, with Map and Embellishments, Compiled by J. Published 1864, New York by The American News Company. 4 steel engraved plates (all heavily toned due to paper used), well illustrated throughout text with small wood engravings. Nice series of illustrated ads for tourist hotels and steamboats. Scarce and very detailed pocket guidebook for travel within New England during the Civil War era and shortly after.
Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers. Early gift compliments of W. Item is not new or in "new" condition. Paper is gently toned, internally still well preserved, tight, sound.Still attractive on the shelf. Book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Please review photos for more detail showing how this item survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books and ephemera of all types. Flaws seen and described have been taken into account.
6 1/2" H x 4 1/4" W.