United States Pictures by Richard Lovett MA 1891

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United States Pictures by Richard Lovett MA 1891 !st Edition. Pub by The Religeous Tract Society Original green illustrated cloth gilt, all edges gilt, decorated end-papers 224-page text, map and 157 wood engravings [some full-page]. Large format: [ 27.5 cm x 19 cm ].Spine a little dulled and back cover faded but front cover little soiled for its age. Very minor bruising to corners and spine very tight.First and last pages quite foxed but only occasional foxing throughout book. Illustrated by the author in b/w, the many excellent quality illustrations give a fascinating insight into what America was like at this time. Not only buildings but also people of the time such as passengers arriving at the New York Docks and the immigrants too. He covers many parts of America and obviously travelled widely to produce the book. A must have for anyone interested in American History.