Veteran Firemen's Association of the City of New York: Souvenir of the Transcontinental Excursion from New York to San Francisco, September, 1887
New York: Thomas Harrington, 1887. Cloth. Very Good. The 1887 1st edition of this souvenir book and accounting of the September 1887 transcontinental trip by the New York City Veteran Firemen's Association to San Francisco. Solid and VG in its gold, light-green cloth, with impressive, still-bright gilt-design along the front panel. Very mild wear to the edges, light spotting and soiling to the rear panel. Minimal, intermittent foxing --and half a dozen or so pages showing smudging-- to the text. Octavo, extensive, high-quality engraving thruout. "Also Condensed History of Important Events in the New York Volunteer Fire Department, Illustrations of Old Time Fire Scenes, Etc." (from the title page). (Inventory #: 17565)
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