Farrar’s Illustrated Guide Book to Moosehead Lake and Vicinity, the Wilds of Northern Maine and the Headwaters of the Kennebec, Penobscot, and St. John Rivers, with a New and Correct Map of the Lake Region, Drawn and Printed Expressly for his book. Charles A. J. Farrar.
Farrar’s Illustrated Guide Book to Moosehead Lake and Vicinity, the Wilds of Northern Maine and the Headwaters of the Kennebec, Penobscot, and St. John Rivers, with a New and Correct Map of the Lake Region, Drawn and Printed Expressly for his book.
Farrar’s Illustrated Guide Book to Moosehead Lake and Vicinity, the Wilds of Northern Maine and the Headwaters of the Kennebec, Penobscot, and St. John Rivers, with a New and Correct Map of the Lake Region, Drawn and Printed Expressly for his book.

Farrar’s Illustrated Guide Book to Moosehead Lake and Vicinity, the Wilds of Northern Maine and the Headwaters of the Kennebec, Penobscot, and St. John Rivers, with a New and Correct Map of the Lake Region, Drawn and Printed Expressly for his book.

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1884. 12mo, green pictorial wrappers, railroad ad on verso of upper wrapper and on lower wrapper. Frontis. wood engraving of a moose head, [1-4 ads], 5-222, 16 pp. of “Special Notices”, folding map, 62cm x 50cm, 26 wood-engravings, mostly full-page.

A delightful 1884 travel guide that includes chapters on Greenville, Mt Kineo, The Ascent of Mount Katahdin, Camping Out Advice, Game and Fish Laws, Lists of Hotels, Rail and Steamboat Routes, Table of Fares and more. The fine fold-out map by M. M.Tidd, dated 1884, is entitled Farrar’s Map of Northern Maine: Moosehead Lake and Vicinity, Sebec Lake and the headwaters of the Kennebec, Penobscot and St. John Rivers, shows the abundance of intricately connected waterways, hotels, camps, farms, railroads, and so on.

CONDITION: Near good, head of spine chipped, 4 cm loss at lower spine, tears at edges of upper wrapper, chipped at fore edge and right corner, light damp stains to wrappers, slightly affecting contents.

REFERENCES: Williamson, 3274

Item #3674

Price: $475.00

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