The Pictorial Sketch-Book of Pennsylvania. Or, Its Scenery, Internal Improvements, Resources, and Agriculture (bound with) Locomotive Sketches, with Pen And Pencil, from Philadelphia to Pittsburg
by Bowen, Eli and
OPhiladelphia: William Bromwell, 1853. 2nd edition. Hardcover. Good, some scuffing to the leather extremities, first two signatures a wee bit cocked, foxing throughout the book, overall solid. Appears to be lacking a folding map, though no signs of removal can be found. Red leather, with publishers' heavy and elaborate gilt embossing upon the covers and the spine. FFEP, followed by 2-page timetable for trains, foloowed by blank page on the reverse of which is the engraved frontispiece. 309, (title-page for second volume), pp. 13-207, (1), 2 pp. "Notices To The Press" Uncommon in leather binding. State seal of Pennsylvania on front and rear covers. A lovely binding.
(Inventory #: 156826)
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