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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, Canyons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Country.; With Illustrations on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists
NY: D. Appleton and Company, 1874. First Edition. Morocco. Very Good. Two volumes, thick small-folio. pp: 568; 576. Steel-engraved frontispieces, half-titles, and 45 other plates (49 in all); nearly 900 other wood and steel engravings, many full-page. Bound in brown morocco; paneled spine with raised bands, gilt lettering and floral decorations; ruled sides with artist's palette and title gilt-stamped on both covers; all edges gilt. Spotty foxing to frontispiece and half-title in both volumes, otherwise clean plates and text. Joints lightly rubbed. 13" x 10" x 2.5" (each volume). [Blanck, BAL 1732, second state: "The statement 'Edited by William Cullen Bryant' appears on the title-page of each volume...." Bryant's name also appears at the end of the Preface.].
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