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AMERICAN SCENERY; or Land, Lake, and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. (Two Volumes) From Drawings… by  Text  N. P. - 1st - 1840 - from The Wild Muse (SKU: 007645)

AMERICAN SCENERY; or Land, Lake, and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. (Two Volumes) From Drawings by W. H. Bartlett, Engraved in the First Style of the Art, By R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, &c.

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AMERICAN SCENERY; or Land, Lake, and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. (Two Volumes) From Drawings by W. H. Bartlett, Engraved in the First Style of the Art, By R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, &c.

by Bartlett, W. H., illustrator; Willis, N. P., Text

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London: George Virtue, 1840. First edition. 2 volumes bound in extra gilt-ornamental red full leather with panels, raised bands, all edge gilting, gilt edge decorations, colored endpapers, ribbon markers. Bookplate of former U.S. Senator and Congressman William L. Scott (Virginia Republican) on pastedown in each volume. Published London: George Virtue, 1840. Large 4to., 8 3/4" x 11", 140pp.,+map+66 engravings+engraved title; state A of volume 2, with contents page numbered, 106pp.,+53 engravings+engraved title. Magnificent views of the Eastern United States before industrialization altered the landscape. Bartlett was a skilled landscape artist with a keen eye. He traveled extensively in the U.S. and Canada. Internally fine with no toning or foxing, plates nearly immaculate under tissue guards. Joints and corners rubbed, front joint of one volume starting. Very good, near fine internally. 1st. Hard. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. Illus. by William H. Bartlett. 4to.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
007645
Title
AMERICAN SCENERY; or Land, Lake, and River. Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. (Two Volumes) From Drawings by W. H. Bartlett, Engraved in the First Style of the Art, By R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, &c.
Author
Bartlett, W. H., illustrator; Willis, N. P., Text
Illustrator
William H. Bartlett
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket, As Issued
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
George Virtue
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1840
Bookseller catalogs
Art; American History & Americana; Travel and Exploration;
Size
4to
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