LIFE And LIBERTY In AMERICA: Sketches of a Tour in the United States and Canada, in 1857 - 58. In Two Volumes. With Ten Illustrations. Charles MacKay, 1814 - 1889.

LIFE And LIBERTY In AMERICA: Sketches of a Tour in the United States and Canada, in 1857 - 58. In Two Volumes. With Ten Illustrations.

London: Smith, Elder and Co., 65, Cornhill, 1859. 1st Edition (Howes M-118; Sabin 43355). vi, [2], 343, [1]; [4], 336, 24 pp. Vol II with 24 page, May 1859 publisher catalogue at rear. Illustrated with 10 tinted, inserted lithographic plates. 8vo. 8-1/16" x 5-1/8". Original publisher's blue cloth binding with green vertical stripes. Pale yellow eps. Gilt stamping to spine & gilt device stamped to front board. Gilt & cloth bright. Square & tight, with the 2 volumes' hinge paper discretely reinforced. Ex-lib, with bookplate & other inconsequential markings, nothing external. A lovely VG+ to Nr Fine set that shows well on the shelf, and is quite uncommon thus. Item #49247

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