J. David Williams. America Illustrated.
New York: The Arundel Print, 1874. Large quarto. With numerous wood-engravings. Original stamped cloth binding, with minor wear at corners and on spine. Interior very good.
The success of Picturesque America spawned the publication of a number of other view books in the 1870s. This work, compiled and written by J. David Williams, contains 26 chapters on different parts of the United States, each illustrated with several wood engravings. Among the places portrayed are Yellowstone, Mammoth Cave, Niagara Falls, Yosemite, Fairmount Park, Lake George, the Great Lakes, and the Colorado River. A handsome and unusual view book of America in the second part of the nineteenth century.