Picturesque America; Or, The Land We Live In
Bryant, William Cullen. New York: D. Appleton, (1872-74)
First edition in book form, illustrated with 49 full-page steel-engraved early American views, including title pages and wonderful frontispiece plate of Niagara Falls, together with numerous in-text wood engravings, in handsome publisher’s deluxe morocco-gilt bindings.
“One of the great books of American illustrations… The best landscapes engraved in this country are to be found here” (Hamilton, 216).