London, South Kensington
25 October 2007
Bijou Illustrations of the United States. London: Rock Brothers & Payne, [c.1850]. 31 x 26mm. Engraved frontispiece, title with vignette and 30 plates. Original decorated cloth gilt, gilt edges (lightly rubbed). Bondy p.152: "The rarest of these lovely topographical volumes ..."; Welsh 1277.
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