London: Arthur Hall, Virtue & Co. [R. Clay, Printer. Bread Street Hill], 1853.
First edition. 28 steel engraved plates by Bartlett and numerous woodcuts. xii, -240 (+16 ads) pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original publisher's pebbled purple morocco, gilt extra, a.e.g., minor rubbing and wear, else very good. Bookplate of John Lane Merriam. Sabin 3789 ("The principal merit of this work is in the fine plates"). Item #239074
Engravings by Bartlett (1809-1854), as superb as those for his famous AMERICAN SCENERY (1840).
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