Very Good. Item #6667
Philadelphia: Flint & Co., 1874. Reprint. Thick folio (30.5cm.); full pictorial morocco, beveled boards displaying eight blind-tooled vignettes on each panel, elaborately gilt-tooled spine, marbled endpapers; xvi,175,,9-652,116,,655-880pp.; engraved frontispiece and added title page, sixteen leaves of plates including five color chromolithographs and one double-paged steel-engraved map in addition to hundreds of illus. in text. Complete despite errors in pagination.
Boards a bit scuffed at extremities with some very brief exposure, light internal soil, else a Very Good, sturdy, and sound copy, chromolithographs remain especially brilliant. Text entirely in German blackletter, though plates are captioned in English. This one of a series of similar editions sold by subscription only.