New York: D. Appleton, 1890. First Edition, Rebound in Three Volumes. Quarter black leather with matching outside corners and textured black leather over boards with gilt titling on the spine with six gilt bands. 12.5" x 16.25", pp. iv, 2-162, rebound into 3 volumes from the one original, which not uncommonly cracked and became unhinged. Clean, tight, bright photogravures and typogravures. Most illustrations have mirroring on facing page of blank guard pages. New bindings have some wear at top and bottom of spine, and light wear at some corners, otherwise fine. Includes renowned reproductions of artists like Childe Hassam, Charles Sprague Pearce, Winslow Homer and Ridgeway Knight. Very good / very good. Item #1274
"One hundred and seventy-five oil paintings and water colors in the galleries of private collectors, produced in Paris on Copper plates by the Gouptil photogravure and typogravure process."