Lot 1356: Charles B Reynolds STANDARD GUIDE TO HAVANA 1911 Antique Travel Cuba Cigars Railroads Railways Photographs Illustrated Advertisements
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Standard Guide to Havana: A Complete Handbook for Visitors
Author: Charles B. Reynolds
Publisher: Foster & Reynolds Co., Publishers
City: Havana / New York
Binding Style: Softcover
Pagination: 144 pages/90 pages illustrated advertisements
Width: 5.25" Height: 7.5"
Book Details: From the copyright page: "The 'Standard Guide' provides a practical handbook for visitors to Havana. It gives definite and complete information about travel and the ways of living here. The things of interest in the city and its surroundings are described and illustrated in such a manner that one may see them intelligently. The town's romantic history is concisely told. The manual of English-Spanish conversation will be found to meet practical requirements."
Condition / Notes: This antique volume has detached wrappers. The paper wrappers are present, with white lettering and a photo (presumably of Havana) on the front cover, and a photo-illustrated advertisement for tobacco and cigar shippers on the rear cover. The interior of this volume is clean and bright, profusely illustrated with photographs of Havana and illustrated advertisements, including advertisements for various railways. A fold-out street map of Havana is present at the rear, in yellow, black, and white, separated from the binding. An index is present at the front of the volume.
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