1878. Item #85360
TAYLOR, Bayard, ed. PICTURESQUE EUROPE: A DELINEATION BY PEN AND PENCIL OF THE NATURAL FEATURES AND THE PICTURESQUE AND HISTORICAL PLACES OF GREAT BRITAIN AND THE CONTINENT, VOLS. II AND III. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1878-1879. iv + 460 pp. + 22 steel engravings/iv + 491 pp. + 20 steel engravings. Folio, half black morocco stamped in gilt and blind with raised bands, red marbled paper covered boards. Leather and boards quite worn, chipped/scraped in some spots. Red marbled endpapers, reinforced at hinges with cloth tape. Both volumes partially unopened, some pages chipped or with small closed tears to margins. Plates in Volume II complete, plate facing p. 200 has light creasing; a few plates have light foxing in the margins only. Plates in Volume III, front endpapers and text to about p. 150 have dampstaining at edges. Plates facing p. 181 - 453 have no signs of dampstaining but a few have some faint foxing in the margins. Sold as is. Extra shipping required.