Boston: C.C. Little and Jas. Brown and Hovey & Co., -1856. Quartos, Two Volumes. In Very Good condition. Bound in three-quarter green polished calf with marbled boards and paneled spines with gilt titling. Moderate wear and rubbing to bindings. Text block shows moderate foxing and light age toning throughout. Tissue-guards for most plates are lacking, causing some offsetting. Bound by E. Lycett, with their blind-embossed stamp to the first three endpapers of vol. I and first two endpapers of vol. II. Subscriber's list in vol. I. Title pages include wood-engraved vignettes. Frontispieces feature lithographic portraits of Hovey and William Sharp. Volumes include 96 chromolithographic plates by William Sharp & Son in addition to numerous woodcut illustrations. CONTENTS: Vol. I. (xii, , 100 pages [interspersed with 48 full-page color plates]) -- Vol. II. (iv, 96 pages [interspersed with 48 full-page color plates]). Shelved in Case 3.
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