Title: PICTURESQUE CANADA, a Pictorial Delineation ...
Publisher: Cassell & Co. London
Publication Date: 1885
Book Condition: Good
[n.d. but circa 1885.] 2 volumes. 4to. Numerous wood-engraved plates and illustrations. All edges gilt. (Occasional spotting.) 24 x 32 cm. Contemporary uniformly bound red half-morocco, spines gilt, (extremities scuffed, spines rubbed). From the time when "Picturesque Europe" was sumptuously begun and carried out in 1876, the Cassell catalogue has contained many important topographical works. The "Picturesque" series, describing in turn Europe, America, Canada, the Mediterranean, and Australia, employed many famous artists, writers, and travellers, and was on a high level of illustration and production. This pair of volumes is printed on high quality glossy art paper and weighs over 7Kg (extra postage will apply, you are welcome to email me with your post code for precise cost). Bookseller Inventory # 4488