1861. FE. Item #84537
DUYCKINCK, Evert A. NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF EMINENT AMERICANS. From Original Full Length Paintings by Alonzo Chappel. With Biographical and Historical Narratives, by Evert A. Duyckinck. In two volumes. New York: Johnson, Fry & Company, (1861-1864). 4to, half leather and a.e.g, gilt rules, raised bands, gilt spine lettering, beveled brown pebbled cloth boards stamped in gilt. Rubbed, cloth stained, joints tender, inner hinges starting. Cloth frayed at bottom corner of top board, Vol. I. The 119 plates are, with very few exceptions, extremely clean and sharp. Very good overall.