New York: Henry Bill, 1855. First Edition. Hardcover. Two volumes; Octavo; pp; I; 772, (i), ad; II; 762, (i), Ad: illustrated with forty-two black and white plates and three large folding color plates including, Chart of National Flags, the Siege Of Sabastopol, & Bird’s Eye View of San Francisco; full leather stamped in blind with red spine labels lettered in gilt, marbled edges and endpapers;. edge wear at extremities, spines faded; internally very good and complete, a nice example in the contemporary binding of a set that is usually found in compromised condition or lacking the color plates. Item #17628
(Bird’s Eye View of San Francisco) Closed tears in two of the color plates but this copy has the color Bird’s Eye View of San Francisco in fine condition.