Pictorial History of United States 1853 Boston gilt pictorial book G. WashingtonBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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Pictorial History of the United States of America from the Earliest Period to the Close of President Taylor's Administration, by Hugh Murray.
Published 1853, Boston Phillips, Sampson & Co.
500 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout with 16 full page wood engraved plates.
Publisher's cloth binding, smooth spine, elaborate gilt spine decorations showing George Washington and the American Eagle, embossed cover decorations.
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf, covers stained, spine gilt still bright. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 9 7/8" H x 6 1/2" W.