05 October 2011

Beautiful Books: 1902 Railway Guide

As I run across a number of beautiful books in the indexing I do for my labor of love, the Google Books Genealogy Index GooBooGenI, I thought I would start sharing some of the illustrations and photos that really catch my eye.

To start, this one from the 1902 Rand-McNally Railway Guide. I think it really captures that excitement that goes along with travel, and I love the embellishment:

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