New York: Scribner, Armstrong and Company, 1876. FOUR VOLUMES UNIFORMLY BOUND. Published from 1876-1881, the last three by Charles Scribner's Sons. Covers with fillet borders, floral corners. Spine in gilt panels. All, edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Each volume has an engraved frontispiece portrait with tissue-guard; Bryant, Stuyvesant, Washington, and Lincoln.Profusely illustrated in the text and with full-page illustrations in black and white. A comprehensive history of the US in a finely-bound set of four. William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) was an American poet and journalist, long-time editor of the New York Evening Post. He is best known for his poem, "Thanatopsis". Postage will be extra for this large and heavy set.. First Edition. Full Green Morocco. Light Corner and Edge Wear/No Jacket. Imperial Octavo. (Inventory #: 014078)
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