Philadelphia. Hoag, Wade & Company. 1878.
Full page black and white lithographic plates, black and white map, all edges gilt, iv+370pp, 14 x 11 1/2 inches, decorative gilt embossed brown cloth covered boards (hardbound), rebacked with gilt-lettered brown cloth. Faint damp stain 1 x 2 inches on the gutter edge at bottom of page which affects the last half of the pages; bumped corners (exposing tips of boards) and fraying on edges of covers, but is tightly bound. Good or better condition, which displays very well with the handsome rebacking of the spine. Book features one black and white map of the state; three portraits; 35 views displayed on 27 pages. An illustrated history of over thirty Rhode Island towns with information on businesses, farms, churches and industry. A list of patrons is at rear. Striking lithographic views throughout. REDUCED FROM $335! Item #47035