Harper & Brothers: NY, 1876 (Jan. 1 -. Item #97-0257
Lots of illust, 16 x 12, 1/4 leather w/marbled boards, 1068 pp. Disbound, covers poor, tears, chipping, missing small pieces out of margins, detached and loose pages and signatures, waterstained, dampspotted, smudging, pages 386-387 stuck together, fold-out of Centennial Exhibition torn, partially repaired and missing part of one margin. Some of the contents: hunting, football, rowing, India, war in Herzegovina, Centennial Exhibition in Phila, gold fever, Little Big Horn Massacre, Indian wars, a serial by Trollope called "Christmas at Thompson Hall," double page illust of New York, Phila, Cinci, St. Louis. Illustr by A.B. Frost and Thomas Nast (lots). Sold as is.