THE NEWPORT ANTIQUE BOOKS GALLERY
Antique Books of and about Newport, Rhode Island
and Providence Plantations
John & Rico's
The Drawing Room of Newport
Item # RI 1. Hoag, Wade & Co. [Albert J. Wright, Printer], Philadelphia, 1878. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Missing Spine. First Edition. First edition [no statement of printing]. Oversize [about 11.25" x 14"] volume with bevelled board edges, [originally bound in] dark brown cloth with gold gilt lettering/decoration/rules 370 pages, all edges gilt, illustrated. There are over 100 full page illustrations of homes and commercial structures and churches in Rhode Island of note. Each chapter for every city and town in Rhode Island. Condition: as stated there is no outer spine. Some foxing to some pages; appear to have no pages missing; small tears to several pages. This is a great reference book in usable condition. Scanned and reprinted, the illustrations are beautifully rendered from original drawings and would be great framed. Price: $300.00.
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The Drawing Room is located at 152-154 Spring Street, Newport, Rhode Island 02840.We are open daily from 11 am to 5 pm and by appointment. If you have an interest in an item listed in this document or wish to purchase an item, please call us at 1-401-841-5060 (cell 1-401-261-3980). All images copyright by Federico Santi, 2009 / We are sorry if a book listed here is not available: we sell these books in our gallery and from time to time we update the listing on these pages.
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