Auction 114, Lot 750

"Tourists' New North-Eastern Reference Book of Summer Travel", Leve & Alden's Bureau of Maps and Views

Subject: Miscellaneous Books, United States

Period: 1882 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
7 x 10.5 inches
17.8 x 26.7 cm

A very obscure and uncommon travel book. Printed wrappers, 48 pp., 16 full-page maps of cities, states and travel routes in the northeast U. S. and Canada with extensive travel notes and suggestions, plus many full-page ads. Full-page maps include New England, Niagara Falls, suggested routes along the Hudson River, Cayuga and Seneca Lakes, Lake Keuka, Adirondack Mountains, routes along the St. Lawrence River, city plans of Quebec and Montreal, and more. Paper covers printed in blue ink.

References:

Condition: A

Covers are a little soiled or stained, front and back, but otherwise in very nice condition. The first few pages with light scattered foxing but the interior is clean.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $100

Closed on 3/1/2006

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