Lot 14 of 305:
Picturesque America 2 vols 1872-1874  

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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
Place:
New York
Publisher:
D. Appleton
Date:
[1872-1874]
Description:
2 volumes. Steel-engraved plates, including frontispieces and additional title pages, with tissue-guards; numerous wood engravings within text. 31.8x24.5 cm. (12½x9½"), full brown embossed morocco, lettered in gilt, stamped border decoration to covers, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt. 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:
Rubbing to spines, joints and extremities, Vol. I front cover detached; some minor marginal dampstaining and darkening, about very good internally.
 
Item number:
213648
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