Nantucket: Picturesque & Historic by H.S WYER 1901 Photos ~ History ~ Massachusetts


Title: Nantucket: Picturesque and Historic

Author: H. S. [Henry Sherman] Wyer

Description: Tan cloth boards with silver lettering on front cover. Cloth shows general soiling; tip of front fore-corner is exposed. Short 1906 gift inscription on ffep. Some damage to front paste-down. Pages show handling and wear and a bit of minor soiling. 46 illustrated plates (printed on one side). pp. [14], [46]. 7.5 x 9.75 inches.

A collection of views of old Nantucket, its environs and landmarks, including harbor, moors, docks, ships and ship ruins, houses, street views, etc. Prefaced with a four-page historical chronology of Nantucket and seven original poems-of-place by Wyer. Photographs by H. S. Wyer (1847-1920) and Josiah Freeman (1839-1902).

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fair
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Printed at Eastern Printing Co.
Place: Boston, Mass.
Year: 1901

Keywords: Nantucket Island, Siasconset, Sconset, whaling, Massachusetts, antique,

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