121 p. "The purpose of this work is to make the people acquainted with the superb creations of Nature that distinguish this country above all others." It contains descriptive text and very fine engravings of scenic places (e.g., the White Mountains, the Natural Bridge in Virginia), activities (dredging of the Mississippi), events (the 1874 flood at Baton Rouge), etc. Brown cloth cover, decorated, gilt title, all edges gilt, very good but for bumped and fraying at head and foot of spine and at corners; all edges gilt; no jacket (as issued); former owner’s name on front free endpaper; interior fine. First edition by this publisher. Bookseller Inventory # 6196JW
Title: America Illustrated
Publisher: New York: The Arundel Print
Publication Date: 1880
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Edition: 1st Edition
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