New York. Scribner & Co., May 1879 to October 1879.
Vol. XVIII. Illustrated throughout with black and white wood-engravings, pp. i-viii + 1-952, 9 3/4 x 7 inches, handsome gilt lettered spine, 3/4 leather binding. Small patches of abrasion to front and back covers, rubbing to cover extremities, cracking to rear join and hinge of spine. Foxing to front and back pastedowns and free endpapers, occasional light foxing to page edges; overall the volume is tight and clean, a good copy. Illustrated articles include: "Piercing the American Isthmus", about the planning of what would eventually become the Panama Canal; "The American on the Stage", covering the American theater scene; "Ups and Downs in Leadville", a description of a mining town in Colorado; and "Rio de Janeiro" Item #55875