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INTERESTING AND ANTIQUE BOOKS AND RELATED ITEMS FROM ESTATES
NORTH BRITISH RAILWAY COMPANY'S STATION HOTELS
This is an interesting 6th edition soft cover copy of this travel guide first published in 1905. Since it is the sixth edition, I assume it would date circa 1911. It is loaded with advertising of the time for many different products and stores. The book also contains information on the rates and descriptions of the extremely luxurious hotel accommodations provided by the Station Hotels in Edinburgh and Glasgow.. The guide also describes the many sites to be seen in these areas. There are 223 numbered pages + more pages of advertising that are not numbered. The book is in very good condition. It measures 7 1/4" tall.
HARPER'S NEW YORK AND ERIE RAIL-ROAD GUIDE BOOK
This interesting guide book was published in 1854 by Harper & Brothers. That was at the beginning of the rail road travel era! The book is loaded with 136 engravings by Losing and Barritt from original sketches made for the book by William Macleod. These illustrations are the artist's renderings of the many picturesque sites along the New York and Erie Railroad. The book is missing its cover and map. The pages are sewn at the binding. All of the 176 numbered pages are there as well as the table of distances. The height is 7 3/4".
CHISHOLM'S WHITE MOUNTAIN GUIDE-BOOK
This is a wonderful old New Hampshire guide book published by Hugh J. Chisholm I believe in 1882. It is missing the front and rear cover but does still contain the fold out map. There are illustrated ads for two hotels that are fantastic! The guide is also illustrated with many New Hampshire sites like the Old Man of the Mountain, Mt. Washington Railway, The Great Cut, Wolfborough, Alton Bay, The Flume, and many more. There are 137 numbered pages plus various pages of advertising that are not numbered.
The author of this book is Louise Closser Hale. The content chronicles a family's travels through Europe in a motor car. There are illustrations and a chapter on cost of motoring abroad. The illustrations and the cost portion of the book is by Walter Hale. The book was published in 1912 by A. C. McClurg & Co. There are 324 pages. The front blank page is missing and the front hinge is partially split. There is no dust jacket.
THE HOTEL ST. PETERSBOURG GUIDE TO PARIS
This early guide book is not dated. it appears to date somewhere between 1910 - 1920. It has a fold out map that is a plan of Paris and its monuments. There are 47 pages plus advertising. the booklet has a red soft paper cover. It is in very good condition. The book measures 7" tall.
$15.00 # 71-8-09
THE CRESCENT AND THE CROSS; OR , ROMANCE AND REALITIES OF EASTERN TRAVEL PART II
This book was written by Eliot Warburton. It was published in 1845 by Wiley and Putnam of New York. The book is in tan paper wraps. It contains 242 pages followed by more pages of advertising for other books. There is some chipping to the paper cover at the spine and the front cover is partially detached. There is some foxing to some of the pages and some overall wear. The book is 7 1/2" tall. Seems like an interesting travel book from this region!
LES GUIDES BLEUS LA FRANCE
A fairly early travel book for France dating to 1925. The complete title is Les Guides Bleus La France En Quartre Volumes Ouest reseaux de l'Etat et d'Prleans.. The book is in very good condition with some foxing and slightly loos pages at the front and rear. It contains 467 pages. There are many fold out maps throughout the book.
$ 45.00 131-5-12