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Popular Resorts, and How To Reach Them Combining a Brief Description of the Principal Summer Retreats on the United States, and the Routes of Travel Leading to Them

Bachelder, John B.

Published by John R. Batchelder, Boston, 1875
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition. Hardcover in emeral green cloth ornately lettered in gilt. 361 pp. plus 3 pp. of illustrated ads at rear. Large, color tinted folding map "Railroad Routes of United States and Dominions of Canada to accompany Batchelder's Popular Resorts" whcih shows the U.S. as far west as the Rocky Mountain states/territories, an inset of New England, just the lower egdes of Canada where it borders the U.S. With 152 wood cut engravings, many from original sketches by the author. The Third Edition, Revised (so stated on the front cover). Extensive guide to vacation resorts popular in the years following the Civil War. Features 31 seperate "Pleasure Routes" The first dozen run via railroad from Boston in and around New England and southern Canada (Montreal, Portland and Bangor, Maine, central Vermont, etc); routes in Connecticut, the Catskills and to New York City, Saratoga, Albany, etc.; to Long Branch and Cape May, New Jersey; into Pennsylvania, the Chesapeake region, Baltimore and Virginia; westward to Louisville, Mammoth Cave, Chiago, Minnesota, Wisconsin; farther west to the Dakotas, Colorado, Montana, Utah, Idaho and California. A tight, bright example, very slight rubbing at the spine ends and tips. 1877-dated ownershipo signature first blank. Map fully intact, not torn. A very nice example indeed. Bookseller Inventory # E14713

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Title: Popular Resorts, and How To Reach Them ...

Publisher: John R. Batchelder, Boston

Publication Date: 1875

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

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