Direct Route to Mount Desert: Via Boston & Portland.
Direct Route to Mount Desert: Via Boston & Portland.
Direct Route to Mount Desert: Via Boston & Portland.
Direct Route to Mount Desert: Via Boston & Portland.
Direct Route to Mount Desert: Via Boston & Portland.

Direct Route to Mount Desert: Via Boston & Portland.

Boston: Portland Bangor and Machias Steamboat Co.; printed by Rand, Avery & Co., 1880. Folding brochure. 11” x 14.5” sheet, folded to 3.75” x 7.5”, 6 panels printed on both sides, illustrated upper and lower covers, stateroom plans, 11” x 7” map.

A handsome summer-of-1880 schedule for travel via rail and steamship from Boston to Mt Desert Island, Maine and beyond. For $10.00, one could travel in the “most comfortable and the quickest” manner by rail to Portland and thence by steamer to Bar Harbor, or entirely aboard a steamer for $8.00. Also described is an excursion to the copper mines of Blue Hill via the Steamship Lewiston to Sedgewick, thence by stage to Blue Hill. Included are a list of Bar Harbor hotels and cottages, state room plans of the steamers Lewiston and City of Richmond, and a timetable. The map, entitled Map of the Routes, ranges from Boston to the White Mountains to Bangor and Machias, with an inset detail map of Mount Desert Island. Dated 6-16-80.

CONDITION: Very good, 1/8” separation at corners of folds, lightly toned.

Item #4197

Price: $275.00

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