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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$204
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Picturesque America; Or, The Land We Live In: A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Country

Author:
Bryant, William Cullen, Ed.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
D. Appleton

Date:
[1872-74]

Description:
2 vols. viii, 568; vi, 576 pp. With steel-engraved plates, incl. frontispieces & added pictorial title-pages, with tissue guards; numerous wood engravings, some full page. 12½x9½, original full decoratively embossed brown morocco, ornately lettered in gilt on the front covers with gilt vignette of artist's pallette, spine lettered in gilt, raised bands, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. First Edition. Noteworthy for the numerous fine steel-engraved plates; the artists represented include Thomas Moran, Harry Fenn, James D. Smillie, J.D. Woodward, Granville Perkins and others.

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Condition:
Bindings well scuffed and worn, front covers detached; some soiling and wear within, a few pages torn, good condition, sold as is.


 
Item number:
124945
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