Photography book 1865 W.C. Bryant Festival 13 albumens 10 engravings Ode to PoetBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[Photography, Photographic books of 19th century].
The Bryant Festival at "The Century", Illustrated Edition.
Published 1865, New York, by The Century Association.
c 125 pages. With thirteen tipped in albumen photographs (as issued) plus ten fine engraved plates (mostly portraits).
Limited to 150 copies, this example numbered 44.
Covers detached, text block remains clean, tight, sound, sewn as issued.
Uncommon mid-19th century work celebrating the author & poet William Cullen Bryant on his 70th birthday attended by many famous literary people including those with portraits within, including their dedications and odes to him. These include Ralph Waldo Emerson, Julia Ward Howe,
Book measures: 12 1/2" H X 10 1/4" W.