THE HUDSON: From The Wilderness To The Sea

[Fine Leather Binding with Fore-Edge Painting]

1866

First Edition

By: Benson J. Lossing

Virtue and Yorston [New York]

8vo (464 pages, 306 wood engravings, steel engraved frontispiece)

Hardcover [Full gilt ornamented brown leather]

Item Number: 13643

$1,200.00

Description

A glorious leatherbound First Edition of this beautiful work, all edges gilt, with a stunning fore-edge painting entitled “Daybreak on the Hudson,” exquisitely rendered and still quite vivid. There is some edgewear at the spine and discreet former-owner names and dates in ink on the front free endpapers, else fine.