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Auction 92, Lot 473

"[2 Volumes] Picturesque America; or, the Land we Live in…", Bryant, William C.

Subject: United States

Period: 1872 (dated)



10 x 13 inches
25.4 x 33 cm
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One of the most beautiful plate books on the United States ever produced. Forty-seven lovely steel engraved views and over 500 wood engravings, many full-page. Works by Thomas Moran, Harry Fenn, Granville Perkins, F.O.C. Darley and other important American artists of the 19th century.Two volumes with tooled leather bindings.


Condition: B

Two volumes with tooled leather bindings. Spine partially detached on Vol. II, contents with minor foxing

Estimate: $300 - $400

Sold for: $325

Closed on 9/13/2000