New York: Leo Von Rosenberg, 1890. First edition. Hardcover. Item #21043
Originally scheduled for publication in 1889. The plates were prepared from the working drawings and from others made expressly for this work, together with numerous photographic views, taken during progress and after completion. Illustrated with twenty-six albertypes, and thirty-seven double and single page lithographs. 96 pages plus engravings, diagrams and ads. Only a few soiled finger smudges along page edges, not affecting any of the images. Front and rear of frontispiece foxed. Spine rebacked with original spine overlaid. Bound in original leather with lettering in gilt. A very good copy with mild wear at corners and some rubbing to covers. A very nice copy.