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Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878) Picturesque America; or, the Land We Live in.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
193
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Bryant, William Cullen (1794-1878) Picturesque America; or, the Land We Live in. New York: Appleton, 1872-1874. Two thick large quarto volumes, first edition in book form, illustrated with forty-nine full page steel-engraved views and many text wood engravings throughout, bound in full contemporary uniform black morocco, blind and gold-stamped boards and spines, a.e.g., white textured endleaves, very good, 10 x 13 in. (2)
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

William Cullen, David Spinney, Book, Bookbinding, Picturesque America, Printing, Publishing, Quarto, Visual arts

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