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Picturesque America *3 Volume Set*

£100.00

Product description

Leather bound hardbacks. Each volume has gold gilt writing on the spine. Shelf wear to boards and spines. Sadly some pictures/engravings have been removed from each volume which is common for these type of books. Foxing to the endpapers in each volume. Heavy books, posted by courier.

Published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, circa the 1890's.

Picturesque America was a set of books describing and illustrating the scenery of America, which grew out of an earlier series in Appleton's Journal. It was published by D. Appleton and Company of New York in 1872 and 1874 and edited by the romantic poet and journalist William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), who also edited the New York Evening Post. The layout and concept was similar to that of Picturesque Europe. The work's essays, together with its nine hundred wood engravings and fifty steel engravings, are considered to have had a profound influence on the growth of tourism and the historic preservation movement in the United States.

Item details

Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co
Title:
Picturesque America

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About this item

Leather bound hardbacks. Each volume has gold gilt writing on the spine. Shelf wear to boards and spines. Sadly some pictures/engravings have been removed from each volume which is common for these type of books. Foxing to the endpapers in each volume. Heavy books, posted by courier.

Published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, circa the 1890's.

Picturesque America was a set of books describing and illustrating the scenery of America, which grew out of an earlier series in Appleton's Journal. It was published by D. Appleton and Company of New York in 1872 and 1874 and edited by the romantic poet and journalist William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878), who also edited the New York Evening Post. The layout and concept was similar to that of Picturesque Europe. The work's essays, together with its nine hundred wood engravings and fifty steel engravings, are considered to have had a profound influence on the growth of tourism and the historic preservation movement in the United States.

Condition:
Fine
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co
Title:
Picturesque America

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