New York: Henry Bill, 1857. Hardcover. With geographical descriptions of the states and territories, French and Indian War, Revolutionary War, chapters on Central America, California, American presidents, and more. IN GERMAN, printed in Fraktur type. Bound in modern black buckram with no title. Foxed throughout with occasional spots of soiling. Filled with over 300 illustrations. Includes 25 full page color illustrations - the frontispiece is a chromolithograph and the others have been hand colored. Most of the color illustrations depict battles on land and at sea. A page between the contents and the first page of text has been removed leaving a stub - it is text weight paper and may have been dedication page. Includes population tables for each state and county based on the 1850 census. Full marbled edges. 880 pages plus 2 pages of ads. GER/110922. Very Good.