Boards are clean, binding is tight. Occasional foxing throughout, mostly on first free endpapers. Mild soiling to endpages. Maroon cloth boards with gilt designs and lettering, gilt text block. Rubbing and slight fraying to spine ends and corners; mild rubbing to edges. A very good 4 volume set. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: THE SOUTHERN STATES OF NORTH AMERICA (4 VOLS...
Editorial: Blackie & Son Limited
Año de publicación: 1875
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: First Edition
Descripción London, Blackie & Son, 1875, 1st UK edition, lots of ills. J. Wells Champney. Many woodcuts in the text, and each volumes has an orange-tinted frontispiece ill., Vol.1: 206 pp. - vol.2: 206 pp.- vol.3: 190 pp.- vol.4: 204pp., brown cloth hardcover. with black and gilt-stamped boards and spines, all edges gilt, journeys of Edward King through Louisiana, Texas, the Indian Territory, Missouri, Arkansas, Mississippi, Alabama, georgia, Florida, South & North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland; daily life in mid-19th century U.S.A. as well as the post Civil Warlife in the Southern States. Illustrated profusely in each volume. Total 806pp. This is a sound ex-library set with the usual marks, volume 1 has the spine tape removed which took along with it about 1/4 of the backstrip of the spine, wear/bumps/fraying to cover extremities, text is very mildly and evenly age-toned, inner hinges sound and uncracked, 7"x10", some leaves in the rear of volume IV have old faint dampmarks in the margin edges (no mildew, mold, odor, stuck pages or other nastiness, shipping weight 9 lbs. Nº de ref. de la librería 75565