Thayer (1888) Marvels of the New West – Old West


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Thayer, William M. Marvels of the New West. A vivid portrayal of the stupendous marvels in the vast wonderland west of the Missouri River. (Norwich, CT: Henry Bill, 1888) Illustrated with over three hundred and fifty engravings.

Octavo. xxxvi, 715 pages. Hardcover. Bound in green cloth-covered beveled boards stamped on front cover and spine in gilt. Printed end papers. “More than three hundred fifty fine engravings and maps.” All paged marbled in green. “Sold by subscription only”.

Condition: VG. Hinges solid, no staining or marks noticed. Presentation page not filled out,  Minor wear to extremities except heavier wear to spine ends encroaching on some spine gilt. Gilding is bright and crisp on cover, slightly dulled on spine.

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