American Scenery; or Land, Lake and River , two volumes

Author: Willis, N.P.
Price: $600.00
Publisher Location: London
Publisher: George Virtue
Year Published: 1840
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Binding: Full-Leather
Edition: First Edition
Original full Morocco black leather with a bright gilt scrolled border on each board, raised bands covered in elaborate gilt and a bright gilt title on both spines. Beautiful binding by P. Low in Boston. All edges gilt. Fresh gilt dentilles on the inside edge of all boards. Some wear at the corners. Inside , clean and tight, hinges excellen. Very slight foxing on some plates. The descriptive text is written by poet N. Willis with whom artist Bartlett stayed when not on his four treks to make his drawings. In surprisingly fresh condition, exceedingly well cared for these nearly 180 years. Plates are of the northeast United States and Canada. Abbey Travel 651. Howes B-209. Sabin 3784
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