History of United States 1883 monumental illustrated 4 vol. set decorative BryantBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[Old Books, Americana, Popular History, Illustrated Books, Deluxe Books in decorative Bindings]
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A Popular History of the United States, by William Cullen Bryant and Sydney Howard Gay.
Published 1883-1884, New York by Charles Scribner's Sons.
4 volumes. 562, 606, 628, 647 pages. Text in English. Frontis portraits protected by original tissue guards. Profusely illustrated throughout with many full page steel engraved plates and hundreds of other views, maps and illustrations, many also full page
Period decorative illustrated cloth bindings, ornate gilt spine and cover decorations. Bindings remain clean, tight, and sound, light surface rubbing or small scuffing- video captures condition well. Interior contents remains clean, largely free of age spotting. Old owners bookplates to pastedowns.
Any age flaws are easy to overlook or forgive.
A monumental and heavy set.
Books measure: 10 1/4" H X 7 1/2" W.
Set along the shelf measures: 9 1/2".