New York: F. J. Huntington and Co., 1869. First Edition. First Edition. Small 4to. 206pp. Frontispiece & 2 full-page maps (with tissue guard) of the Plan of the Park depicting The South and North Ends by A.B. Fitch, and numerous charming wood engraved illustrations throughout by A. F. Bellows. Publisher's gilt-pictorial purple cloth. A good copy only (uneven fading to boards; wear to extremities with small loss to spine ends & corners showing; hinge cracked at page vi; front joint mostly split but holding; cloth along rear joints starting to split). Item #16838
An uncommon title published around the time of completion of the Park, "...this book has been designed, rather as a pleasure-book for the eye and the mind..." - Publisher's Note.