"ONE OF THE GREAT BOOKS OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATIONS"
BRYANT, William Cullen, editor. Picturesque America. New York, 1872-74. Two volumes.
Second edition of this treasury of 19th-century American views, illustrated with 49 full-page steel-engraved plates, including title pages and frontispiece engraving of Niagara Falls, together with numerous in-text wood engravings, in handsome publisher’s deluxe morocco-gilt bindings. $2500.