1872. Item #79767
BRYANT, William Cullen, ed. PICTURESQUE AMERICA, 2 VOLUMES. New York: D. Appleton & Company, (1872 & 1874). viii + 568 pp. + plates/576 pp. + plates. 49 steel engraved plates and many wood-engravings. Folio, pebbled leather with bright gilt-stamped titles and cover vignettes, and dark brown decorative designs on spine and covers. Raised bands and corners scraped, bottom right corner of spine of volume two has a dark stain. Marbled endpapers, bright gilt edges. Plates complete, excellent condition internally with occasional offset to facing tissue guards. Upper joint of volume two is starting and feels weak.