Original Wraps. Very Good. First Edition - Original Issue. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. -- **** This is an Old, Historic and SCARCE Paper which has all the Earmarks that could result in a Handsome increase in Value while in Your Possession **** -- This is an original, complete issue of 16 pages dated October 11, 1856 -- Vol. 11, No. 15 -- Profusely Illustrated with wood-cuts numbering 7 each -- covers and contents are tight, has 6 small notches in spine where original binding threads existed, minor foxing, very nice condition -- This publication has one of the most attractive Mastheads for its time, being a wood-cut covering 1/3 of the front page -- The front page has a large wood-cut titled "Tufts College, Somerville, Massachusetts" accompanied with historic text -- Pages 232 & 233 have a double page centerfold engraving titled "Inauguration of the Statue of Franklin, Court Square, Boston, September 17, 1856" -- Other engravings are "Prince William of Prussia", "Warwick Castle", "An English Scene", "Henry Willlard", and a full page engraving titled "The French Soldiers' Return From War", -- An excellent opportunity for the collector and researcher. -- Historical Events are Never More Exciting Than When You Read Them From The Day They First Occurred and were Reported in Newspapers and Magazines --. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: -- BALLOU'S PICTORIAL -- Drawing-Room ...
Publisher: Boston: M. M. Ballou, 1856
Publication Date: 1856
Binding: Soft cover
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