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Appleton's Illustrated Hand-Book of American Cities Comprising the Principal Cities in the United States and Canada, With Outlines of Through Routes, and Railway Maps
D. Appleton, New York 1876 - (12 ads), v, (3), 160, (20 ads) pages; Contents clean and secure in original red cloth binding, decoratively stamped in black. Illustrated with 4 small maps and more than 70 small engravings of cit views and landmarks. Cloth binding darkened along sides, worn at spine ends, rubbed at corners. D. Appleton & Company began publishing Appletons' travel guide books for railway travel in the United States in the 1840s. The Guide to American Cities offered here was first issued in 1876, coinciding with the opening of the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. From the Preface: "the present work contains a larger amount and greater variety of that kind of information which is really useful to the tourist and sight-seer than many more voluminous and pretentious works. . No mention is made of anything which is not thought worth the traveler's attention." [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Antiquarian Bookshop]
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