PICTURESQUE EUROPE

PICTURESQUE EUROPE

(London: Cassell Petter and Galpin, nd).

Scarce long set with 5 volumes including two on the British Isles, replete with very fine steel plate engravings and three volumes on Continental Europe with many fine engravings on wood within the text and a profusion of fine steel engraved plates. Item #16507

5 volumes. First edition. With a profusion of very fine full-page steel-engraved plates and wood-engraved illustrations throughout the text. Large 4to, contemporary three-quarter red calf over moire cloth boards very richly decorated in gilt in panel designs within compartments of the spines, raised bands decorated with gilt rolls, black morocco lettering labels gilt decorated. A fine set with a bit of light shelf wear to the extremities, internally quite, fresh, crisp and clean, with a touch of foxing to a few of the prelims and occasionally to tissue guards. Volume 5 mellowed on the spine.

Price: $1,750.00