Auction 93, Lot 484

"Picturesque America; or, the Land we Live in… Volume II", Bryant, William C.

Subject: Plate book

Period: 1872 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
10 x 13 inches
25.4 x 33 cm

One of the most beautiful plate books on the United States ever produced. Twenty-five lovely steel engraved views and over 250 wood engravings, many full-page. Works by Harry Fenn, Granville Perkins, R. Hinshelwood and other important American artists of the 19th century. Tooled leather and gold embossed bindings. Both covers rubbed and detached, but intact and easily repaired by your bookbinder. Contents near mint with tissue guards in place for the steel engravings.

References:

Condition: A

Both covers rubbed and detached, but intact and easily repaired by your bookbinder. Contents near mint with tissue guards in place for the steel engravings.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 12/6/2000

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