Boston: E. W. Walker, 1887. First edition. Hardcover. Two small folio volumes, profusely illustrated with 850 wonderful steel and wood engravings, the plates very bright and clean. Volume I devoted primarily to Europe: France, Italy, Belgium, Holland, Spain; Volume II to Africa, India, China, Japan, Great Britain and the United States.
United States views include: View of Albany (G. D. Thompson), Harvard College, View of Schenectady on the Mohawk River, Flat Boating on the Susquehanna, The Centennial International Exhibition of 1876 in Philadelphia (the first official World's Fair held in the US), Harper's Ferry, and Gold Washing in the Sierra Nevada.
4to. Volume I: 576 pp; Volume II: 576 pp, sepia and blue printed photogravures, all edges gilt. Green gilt elaborately decorated cloth; sumptuously decorated with gilt, red and black stamped rules and wide borders on boards and spine. Spines ends slightly rubbed; otherwise very bright and clean. OCLC: 513653. Very good condition. Item #25641