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Picturesque America; or, the Land We Live in. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists. Vol. I. Vol. II. [complete set, very good first edition in full binding]

Bryant, William Cullen, editor; Oliver B. Bunce, compiler

Editorial: D. Appleton and Company, 549 Broadway, New York, 1872
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viii, 568, vi, 576p., alkaline paperstock, engraved images aplenty with many fullpage steel-engraved plates on cardstock, first issue light-brown morocco massive bevelled boards titled and decorated gilt with pressed dark-brown panels; each measures 13x10 inches and is about 3" thick. All edges gilt with inner dentelles, marbled endsheets, the full monty as late-19th century book-designers understood presentation. The tail lettering on both volumes reads "P. M. Alden," possibly the bindery. Extremities somewhat abraded without significant loss; cardstock sheets tend to be spottily foxed; most seriously find a two-inch split at the rear joint of v.I, not reflected in the hinge, which is sound. One very slight start at p.163 of v.II, plate not at risk. Very good set of an item later issued in multiple smaller bindings. *BAL 1732, state 2 with Bryant's name on the title page of first volume. N° de ref. de la librería 181821

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Título: Picturesque America; or, the Land We Live in...

Editorial: D. Appleton and Company, 549 Broadway, New York

Año de publicación: 1872

Encuadernación: Leather_bound

Edición: 1st Edition

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Bolerium Books specializes in American social movements and related topics. You can contact us for free email lists in our subject areas. We are located in San Francisco's Mission District on the third floor at 2141 Mission St. Our public hours are Noon to 6pm, Monday to Saturday.

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