Lot 25: Picturesque America

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2016-07-19 13:44:58

Lot 25

Author: Bryant, William Cullen, editor; Title: Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Country; Place Published: New York; Publisher: D. Appleton and Company; Date Published: [1872-1874]; Description: 2 volumes. viii, 568; vi, 576 pp. With 49 steel-engraved plates, including frontispieces and additional pictorial title pages, with tissue guards; numerous wood engravings, some full page. (Folio) 32x24 cm. (12¾x9½"), full blindstamped brown morocco, lettered in gilt on front and spine, all edges gilt. First Edition.Noteworthy for the numerous fine steel-engraved plates; the artists represented include Thomas Moran, Harry Fenn, James D. Smillie, J.D. Woodward, Granville Perkins and others. Condition: Spines a touch sunned, lightly rubbed; very good.

Estimate: $500-800

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