OUR ARTIST IN PERU. [FIFTY DRAWINGS ON WOOD].

OUR ARTIST IN PERU. [FIFTY DRAWINGS ON WOOD].

New York: Carleton, 1866. 50 pages, each with a captioned wood-engraving by the author. Octavo, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches; green cloth with title in gilt; a bright, crisp copy, with a shadow stain from a book mark on half-title. Item #2011


First edition, one of four pictorial travel books by this noted author/publisher/illustrator. They are Our Artist in Cuba * Our Artist in Peru * Our Artist in Italy * Our Artist in France. This copy is inscribed on the half-title "A trifle for the diversion and edification of dear Bene from his little [signed with a stick drawing of the author]. Dec. 25th / 66."

Price: $150.00