Boston: Milton F. Hewes & Co.. Fair. 1856. Hardcover. 640, 39 (plates) pages; The text block is clean and tightly sewn, but the embossed leather boards are detached and the spine is missing. Illustrated with 23 full page colour plates (one with a closed tear), 16 b&w plates. Particularly interesting among the colour plates are the California Gold Washers, Deer Hunting in the Wilderness, an Overland Trail Wagon Train, the Central American Jungle, a Flamingo, Daniel Boone, etc. Contents are complete, but as usual there is the printer's pagination error -- the contents follow properly, just the page numbers are incorrect with page 639 followed by page 720, 721, etc. OCLC: 11721171 . (Inventory #: 38778)
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