DescriptionE. L. Corthell. A History of the Jetties at the Mouth of the Mississippi River. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1880. First edition. Octavo. xvi, 383 pages. Illustrated with twenty-four full-page plates and ten folding plates. Contemporary half leather. Very good.
E. L. Corthell. A History of the Jetties at the Mouth of the Mississippi River. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1880. First edition. Octavo. xvi, 383 pages. Illustrated with 24 full-page plates and 10 folding plates. Engraved portrait of Jas. B. Eads used as frontispiece. Contemporary half leather binding over marbled board with titles and decorations stamped in gilt on the spine. Marbled endpapers and edges. Wear to the leather at the edges and corners. Contents slightly toned with some scattered foxing to the plates, trivial book worm damage at the hinge between the first and second front free endpapers, and small remnant of removed bookplate on the front free endpaper, else a very good copy.
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