Lot 18: Appleton's Guide to U.S. & Canada 1883
23rd February 2017
Appleton's Guide to U.S. & Canada 1883. Author: Appleton, D. and Company. Title: Appletons' General Guide to the United States and Canada. Illustrated. With railway maps, plans of cities, and table of railway and steamboat fares. Place Published: New York. Publisher: D. Appleton and Company. Date Published: 1883. Description:  ad, xiv, 512 +  ad pp. With 16 folding & 1 single-page maps bound in; 2 folding maps loose in rear endpaper pocket; numerous views & maps in the text. (12mo) 17.2x11 cm (6¾x4½"), full straight-grain wallet-style thin blue morocco titled in gilt on front cover and spine, advertisement in gilt on rear cover. Unusually nice copy of this guide, with folding maps of New York; Philadelphia; Baltimore; Washington; Boston; Montreal; Quebec; Chicago; St. Louis; San Francisco; Yellowstone Park; New Orleans; etc. A map of Yosemite is in the text on p.371. The folding maps in the rear pocket are: United States of America (with railroads shown in red); Dominion of Canada, Eastern, Western Parts. Condition: A touch of rubbing to joints and edges; tear to rear endpaper pocket; near fine.
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