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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, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists, Bryant, William Cullen (editor)
  • Picturesque America or, the Land We Live In: A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists, Bryant, William Cullen (editor)
  • Picturesque America or, the Land We Live In: A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists, Bryant, William Cullen (editor)
  • Picturesque America or, the Land We Live In: A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists, Bryant, William Cullen (editor)

Author Name    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, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Type   Hardcover

Size   Folio - over 12 - 15

Publisher   New York, NY D. Appleton and Company 1874

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   000861

Volume I 1872 and Volume II 1874. Two volumes, complete. Two huge leather bound volumes. Morocco boards with banded spines, stamped gilt titles, all edges gilt, leather is heavily scuffed and worn along extremities, wearing through at corners, marbled end papers, large damp stain to top edge of Vol I front free end paper and subsequent three pages affecting margin of Niagra Falls engraving, pages are toned, bindings firm and sound. Profusely illustrated with steel engravings and wood cuts, with both plates and in-text illustrations. Huge, heavy volumes, each weighing more than 10 pounds. Each book measures about 10 x 13 inches. A two-volume set of books describing and illustrating the scenery of America, published 1872 and 1874. It was edited by the romantic poet and journalist William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), who also edited the New York Evening Post. The work's essays, together with its nine hundred wood engravings and fifty steel engravings, are considered to have had a profound influence on the growth of tourism and the historic preservation movement in the United States. Very heavy set. Extra shipping charges will apply.

TRAVEL AND EXPLORATION AMERICANA AMERICAN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA ENGRAVED ILLUSTRATIONS ILLUSTRATED LEATHER BOUND US HISTORY

Price = 395.00 USD



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