The Englishman's Illustrated Guide Book to the United States and Canada: Especially adapted to the use of British tourists and settlers visiting those countries. Montgomery Gibbs.
The Englishman's Illustrated Guide Book to the United States and Canada: Especially adapted to the use of British tourists and settlers visiting those countries
The Englishman's Illustrated Guide Book to the United States and Canada: Especially adapted to the use of British tourists and settlers visiting those countries
The Englishman's Illustrated Guide Book to the United States and Canada: Especially adapted to the use of British tourists and settlers visiting those countries

The Englishman's Illustrated Guide Book to the United States and Canada: Especially adapted to the use of British tourists and settlers visiting those countries

London: Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1876. Hardcover. "With full information as to the best routes of travel, most attractive scenery, hunting and fishing grounds, recommendable hotels, fares, prices, etc." Third Edition. [38], 179, [11] p., 9 leaves of illustrations including maps: in-text illustrations and tables, and 1 full-page map; 17 cm. Red cloth with gilt-stamped spine and cover titles; the spine title omits the word "Book" from the title. All page edges gilt. Front endpapers are light grey with an illustrated ad for the Fifth Avenue Hotel on the fixed endpaper; the free endpaper contains an ad for the Westminster Hotel with complimentary notices from Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins on one side and an illustrated ad for the Metropolitan Hotel on the other. Back endpapers are blue, without printing, and preceded by 7 blank leaves of blue paper. The 38 unpaginated pages following the front endpapers are of blue or green paper and contain ads for hotels and railroads (some illustrated); some are printed on only one side. Final 10 unpaginated pages contain ads for steam ship lines. The front cover states "1876 Centennial Edition," although it does not include the appendix geared to the International Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia, which was included in copies of the Third Edition that were sold later in the year. Former owner's inscription on front fixed endpaper: "Mrs. H. A. Chase -- March 1876." In Good Condition: cloth is rubbed; ends of spine frayed; front hinge is weak; two plates had detached and been re-attached for a former owner; minor chipping to edges of a few plates; dampstain at upper corner of several plates; otherwise, clean and intact. Good. Item #005750

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