Lot 1261: 3V Alexander Mackay THE WESTERN WORLD 1850 Antique Travel & Exploration United States History California Industry Commerce Politics Fold-Out Frontispiece Maps
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Western World; or, Travels in the United States in 1846-47: Exhibiting Them in Their Latest Development, Social, Political, and Industrial; Including a Chapter on California.
Author: Alexander Mackay
Publisher: Richard Bentley
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 3 Full Set: Yes
Width: 5.25" Height: 8"
Condition / Notes: These antique volumes are bound in blind-stamped dark plum cloth, which shows significant fading, especially along the spines. The spines feature stamped gilt lettering. The exteriors exhibit mild rubbing and edge wear. The bindings are sound. The pages display light age toning; a small number contain light marginalia. These books are preserved in plastic jackets.
The first and third volumes each contain a fold-out frontispiece map. These maps are largely well preserved, with minor chipping and age toning.
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