Title Braman's Bath-House, Boston, Massachusetts : Original Engraving and Article from Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, 1834-1835
Book Condition Very Good
Publisher London: Charles Knight & Company; 1834
Seller ID 6371
1 pages; 4to (10.75") 28 cm; One complete leaf measuring (7.25 x 10.75 inches) 185 x 272 mm, printed on both sides, with original steel engraving and brief article (if long, conclusion on reverse). Extracted from disbound volume of Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge, published in parts, 1834-1835. Edges untrimmed. Suitable for framing. ; Article on 'salutary effects of bathing' and engraving of Braman's Baths, 'largest and most convenient' bathing house in Boston, and having the only swimming school in the US. Situated 'on the margin of Charles River, not far from Beacon Street'. ; Paper is of heavy quality but somewhat yellowed from age. Minor foxing, mostly to margins. Faint offset from opposite page, not as dark as it appears.