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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891.
New York : Henry J. Johnson, 1879 ([New York] : D.G.F. Class)
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Benson John Lossing; Felix Octavius Carr Darley; Alonzo Chappel; W H Powell; Thomas Nast; John Trumbull; Albert Bobbett
|Notes:||"Entered ... in the year 1877, by Johnson & Miles"--Title page verso.
Originally issued in 60 semi-monthly pts. in 35 (all but pts. 1-10 being double numbers). Title page (dated 1879) to v. 1 in pt. 1, other preliminaries in pt. 59/60; title pages (undated) and other preliminaries to v. 2-3 in pt. 59/60.
Vol. 1: xviii, , 596 p.,  leaves of plates; xii, , -1198 p.,  leaves of plates; xiv, , -1866 p.,  leaves of plates.
Illustrations: 12 prints : engraving ; full-page. After paintings by Alonzo Chappel (7), W.H. Powell (3), Thomas Nast and John Trumbull. Copyrighted 1877 by the original publishers, Johnson & Miles. -- 49 prints : wood engraving ; full-page. By Albert Bobbett, after F.O.C. Darley. Printed in black and sepia, -- Numerous smaller wood engravings in the text, many signed by Bobbett.
Parts issue: Each pt. in illustrated brown paper covers. Prospectus and/or publisher's advertisements on p.  of covers.
|Description:||3 volumes : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm|
|Other Titles:||Illustrated history of our country, for all readers|
|Responsibility:||by Benson J. Lossing ; with over five hundred illustrations, by Felix O.C. Darley, and twelve fine engravings on steel.|