Keim's Illustrated Hand-Book. Washington and Its Environs: A Descriptive and Historical Hand-Book to the Capital of the United States of America
Place Published: Washington City
Date Published: 1879
Edition: Thirteenth edition
Book Id: 25200
Sixteenmo [16 cm] Red cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front board. Fair condition only. The covers are heavily rubbed, and the edges of the covers are gently bumped. There are multiple small stains on the covers. There is a contemporary owner's name, along with a date, on the front free endsheet. There is a bookseller's small label on the front pastedown. The map, the title page, and p. XV are detached, but present. The pages at the beginning of the text are hanging on by a thread. The edges of the pages at the beginning are also chipped. The last several pages of the index have been torn out. The text block is cracked multiple times. The pages are mildly browned. As is.
Many illustrations. Randolph Keim was also the author of Sheridan's Troopers on the Borders and Sketches of San Domingo.