1893 First Edition of America's Wonderlands – J. W. BUEL
Incredible large photo book of USA with brown leather covers.
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You are looking at a fabulous full leather, first edition copy of AMERICA'S WONDERLANDS - A Pictorial and Descriptive History OF OUR Country's Scenic Marvels AS DELINEATED BY PEN AND CAMERA, By J. W. BUEL.
"More than 500 Magnificent Photographic Views Of the Majestic Mountains, Bewildering Canons, Beautiful Waterfalls, Curious and Weird Formations, Charming Valleys, Picturesque Lakes, Famous Caverns, Spouting Glaciers, and hundreds of other Natural Wonders that render America the most famous and Beautiful among the Nations in the World. Interspersed with History, Legend, Adventure, and Entrancing Descriptions of the Marvelous Regions and Natural Wonders embraced within our vast domain, from Alaska’s frigid climate to Florida’s summerlands…"
Published in 1893 by the Historical Publishing Company in Philadelphia. 12 inches by 9.5 inches. 503 pages. Rare in full leather bindings with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Over 500 amazing 121 year old photographs of America in a much more innocent time. Some splitting to top half of spine along front board only and first blank pages partially top detached as shown in the photographs. Otherwise excellent condition. Clean pages inside free of any foxing.
The book cradle used in the photographs is not included.
We have an additional photo book available for those who have an interest in J. W. BUEL's works: the 1893 Wonders of America 400+ Year old Photos of AMERICA – J. W. BUEL.
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