New York. Selmar Hess. 1892. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of full page photogravures, etchings, wood engravings and typogravures depicting every imaginable subject. 4 volumes. Thick Folio. 11 in. x 14 in. Bound in 3/4 calf and gilt titled cloth covered boards. Gilt ruled spine compartments with gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Silk moire endsheets. a.e.g.
An absolutley tremendous collection of superlative plates.
Covers moderately rubbed, spine and hinges well rubbed, head and tail pieces chipped. Else a Very Good set with crisp internals and exquisite bright plates.