Scenes in the Isle of Mount Desert, Coast of Maine.
De Costa, B.F.
( 1871), New York
Square 8vo, 21.5 cm. 138 pp. Colored floral border on title page. 10 b/w albumen photographs.
This is the second edition of historian De Costa’s sought-after prose tour of the Mount Desert area. It is enhanced by 10 scenic albumen photo prints of the area. See Haskell, Maine Bib. 1566. Williamson 2767, and Thompson, 276, who notes the colored border on the title page, distinguishing it from the first edition, which has no coloring. Some cover spotting, foxing to photo mounts, but not photos, otherwise all pages and plates clean and present. All edges gilt. Ex-libris Mattatuck Historical Society, with their small bookplate on the front pastedown and call numbers on the spine.