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Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes,… by  et al William Cullen Bryant - Hardcover - 1874 - from Tannery Books (SKU: 3915)

Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists. 2-VOLUME SET

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Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists. 2-VOLUME SET

by William Cullen Bryant, et al

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New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1874. Leather_bound. Ex-Library. Edited by William Cullen Bryant. Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists. Two-volume set, New York, D. Appleton & Co., 1872 and 1874. Full morocco with blind-stamped border design, gilt-stamped title with po name on volume I, five raised bands on spine, folio (31 cm), gilt edges. Vol. I: viii, 568 pp, illustrated, plus 24 plates with steel engravings including frontispiece and title. Vol. II: vi, 576 pp, illustrated, plus 25 plates with steel engravings including frontispiece and title. Ex-library (Very Good): edges and spine worn with light scuffs on covers, ex-library with spine stickers and minor markings (including vintage bookseller sticker), foxing, endpapers brittle with some chipping and title page tears with no loss.

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Seller
Tannery Books US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
3915
Title
Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities, and Other Picturesque Features of Our Country. With Illustrations on Steel and Wood, by Eminent American Artists. 2-VOLUME SET
Author
William Cullen Bryant, et al
Format/Binding
Leather_bound
Book condition
Used - Ex-Library
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
D. Appleton & Co.
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1874
Bookseller catalogs
Antique Books; America & U.S; Art;

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We stock a wide variety of used books, including many inexpensive titles that are not listed online. We also sell new books by local authors and books about Quakers and Piedmont North Carolina. In the categories below, Vintage books are at least 50 years old, and Antique books are at least 100 years old. Vintage Children's may be more recent, but at least 30 years old.

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morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
folio
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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the... [More]
chipping
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