The Picturesque World, of, Scenes in Many Lands, Volumes I and II.

Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1882. Hardcover. With one thousand illustrations on wood and steel of picturesque views from all parts of the world. Folio, b&w frontis, viii, 576 pp; Vol. II: viii, 576 pp. Three quarter dark brown leather with brown cloth covers. Ornate gilt title at front cover with gilt globe. Gilt title at spine with 6 compartments and gilt raised bands. Volume I: Leather at corners is quite rubbed, especially at back cover; spine quite rubbed at top and base. Gilt globe and first letters of gilt title at front cover quite rubbed. Internally, end papers and pages evenly toned; some scattered fox spotting, but plates mostly clean. Volume II: gilt title at front cover much brighter; leather corners also rubbed and scratched; spine rubbed. Gilt title at spine rubbed at last three letters of "Picturesque". Internally, Vol. II also toned, with light scattered fox spotting mostly at end papers and edges of plates; some off setting. Item #12474

Price: $250.00

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