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THE HUDSON: From The Wilderness To The Sea

[Fine Leather Binding with Fore-Edge Painting]


By: Benson J. Lossing
Edition: First Edition
Date: 1866
Published: Virtue and Yorston [New York]
Size (Details): 8vo (464 pages, 306 wood engravings, steel engraved frontispiece)
Binding: Hardcover [Full gilt ornamented brown leather]

Category: Literary Collectibles
From: Chartwell Booksellers
Item Number: 13643

Description: A glorious leatherbound First Edition of this beautiful work, all edges gilt, with a stunning fore-edge painting entitled "Daybreak on the Hudson," exquisitely rendered and still quite vivid. There is some edgewear at the spine and discreet former-owner names and dates in ink on the front free endpapers, else fine.

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Bibliographic numbers (in parentheses) are from Frederick Woods' original Churchill bibliography (Woods), as emended by Richard Langworth in his Connoisseur's Guide; and from the new, greatly expanded Churchill bibliography by Ronald Cohen (Cohen).










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