By Moses King
New York   Moses King
8.5" by 7" [1], 4-1008pp
The second edition of Moses King's richly illustrated guide to New York City in the late nineteenth century.
By Moses King

1893 King's Handbook of New York City: An Outline History and Description of the American Metropolis

New York   Moses King
8.5" by 7" [1], 4-1008pp
The second edition of Moses King's richly illustrated guide to New York City in the late nineteenth century.
£55.00
: 1kgs / : 906F40

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Description

Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

The second edition of this work, first published the year prior.

Lacking the title page.

With over eight hundred vignette illustrations and contemporary photographic images.

The preface to this volume begins with the statement 'never before has any one put forth an illustrated history and description of New-York City in a single volume at all comparable with "King's Handbook". 

King's fascinating work presents 'An Outline History and Description of the American Metropolis'.

Condition

In the publisher's original pictorial cloth binding. Bumping to back strip head and tail. Discolouration to back strip and boards, with rubbing to front board and joint. Hinges strained, and somewhat tender. Internally, generally firmly bound. Two pages detached and loosely inserted. Pages lightly age toned to perimeters, otherwise generally clean and bright. Lacking the title page.

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