Leather binding, wear on bindingsbut all tight and hinges are tight and not torn. All pages intact and tight, some discoloration with age, gold outside edges of pages are bright. Steel (Dr Steel was a dentist in Richmond at thetime of this publishing). These are large (10 x 7.5x 2) books with 1866total pages. Over 500 illustrations by Felix O.Darley and 25 fine engravingson steel. Please see pictures for conditionsand contact me if you have additional questions. Nice set of 140 year old books. The item "Antique, c 1877, OUR COUNTRY by Benson Lossing, Civil War, 1st Edition, 3 Vol" is in sale since Friday, September 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "some6474" and is located in Florence, Oregon. This item can be shipped to United States.