NOTE: Oversize, additional charges will be required for international shipping, please inquire prior to ordering. Folio. Vol. I, viii, 568, vol. II, vi, 576 pages. Dark brown full fine-grained leather, front and rear decorative tooling, gilt spine titles, 4 raised bands to spine with decorative tooling, gilt front title and artist's palette decoration; all edges gilt; inner gilt dentelles; marbled endpapers; steel engraved frontispieces with tissue guards, multiple steel engraved plates, multiple wood engraved text illustrations. Little wear to boards, scattered rubbing to extremities and spine; front interior hinges splitting, still intact, rear interior hinges starting; scattered foxing, light age-toning, some dampstaining to upper opening edges toward rear of both vols. (light and intermittent). Very good plus to near fine copies. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Picturesque America, or The Land We Live In ...
Publisher: D. Appleton and Company
Publication Date: 1874
Book Condition: Very Good Plus
Book Description D. Appleton and Company, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1874. Hardcover. Condition: Good Plus. No Jacket. NOTE: Oversize, will require additional charges for international shipping, please inquire prior to ordering. Folio. Vol. I, viii, 568, vol. II, vi, 576 pages. Dark reddish brown full coarse-grained leather, gilt spine titles, 5 raised bands to spine; all edges gilt; later replacement heavy stock decorative white endpapers with maroon hinge reinforcement (professionally bound); steel engraved frontispieces with tissue guards, multiple steel engraved plates, multiple wood engraved text illustrations. Substantially rubbed extremities, esp. to spine, corners bumped and rubbed, scratches and other blemishes to front and rear; foxing and age-toning throughout textblock; damage to several guards, portion of 1st signature vol. I detaching (held on by failing tissue guard), 1 plate detached, now laid in (guard intact), couple of signatures to vol. II detached, now laid in. Good plus to very good minus copies. Seller Inventory # X03198