Bryant, William Cullen
Title Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil... (Two Volumes)
Size sm folio
Publisher New York D. Appleton and Company
Seller ID 007191
Pages: 568; 576. Half leather and cloth covered boards; Raised spine bands, with six compartments; Gilt lettering and decoration; Leather shows moderate rubbing along edges and on spine bands; There is significant rubbing on spine near foot of volume I; Lettering is fairly good on spine and decoratin is fair; Lettering and decoration on front covers is good; All edges are gilt; There is a little damage on some page corners, appearing as rodent nibbling, though this is minimal and non invasive; Light to lightly moderate foxing scattered throughout, affecting a couple of the steel engravings; Front free end page on volume II has a verticle wrinkle down the page; Volumes are very tight and otherwise intact; 49 steel engravings, and numerous other illustrations; Despite noted flaws, the set remains attractive and very enjoyable to use. Date of Pub: 1872 and 1874. Good-.
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