Quantity: 1 available
Condition: Very Good-
Steel Plate engravings; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 3 volumes, complete. Soundly bound in matching publisher's deluxe trade binding of full red pebbled calfleather with highly decorative borders and vignettes tooled in gilt to boards and decorative title desing sna flourishes gilt tooled to spines. , 698; 720; 726 pp. Some light to moderate scuffing and rubbing to leather at board edges; Vol I has a small piece of leather chipped from the crown and Vol III has shallow loss from leather at the tail of the spine. Tissue guarded steel engraved plates throughout, over 80 in total and including extra engraved title pages for each volume. Original coated brown endsheets complete and sound in the joints. All edges gilt. Binder's flaw in Vol III has left a signature including two engraved plates not sewn in on their binding stub; laid in but a little furred where the leaves started from the front edge. Most engraved plates bright and clean, some with mild foxing and a few more heavily foxed. Hand colored, folding map at front of Vol I is clean and generally neat with mild wear to folds. Uncommon in this deluxe trade binding, and thoug a bit rubbed and worn at edges - a generally bright and neat example. VG- thus ... Oversize book will require additional charges for most shipping methods.
Title: The History of the United States of North America; [In 3 Volumes] From the Discovery of the Western World to the Present Day
Location Published: New York & London, George Virtue & Co: 1856
Book Condition: Very Good-
Categories: Exploration, Antiquarian Books, American History : Antebellum
Seller ID: 35765