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American Scenery

N. P. Willis

Editorial: George Virtue c. 1840, London, 1840
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Librería: Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books (Toronto, ON, Canada)

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Edition : First Edition. , Contemporary full green morocco. Gilt floral border and tooled floral border on covers. Spine in five compartments of raised bands. Gilt text on 2 and 4. Gilt ornamentation on 1, 3, and 5. Gilt dentelles on all edges. All edges gilt. Pasted and free marbled endpapers. , William Henry Bartlett was a British artist, best known for his numerous steel engravings. In 1835, Bartlett first visited the United States in order to draw the buildings, towns and scenery of the northeastern states. The finely detailed steel engravings Bartlett produced were published uncolored with a text by Nathaniel Parker Willis as American Scenery; or Land, Lake, and River: Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. American Scenery was published by George Virtue in London in 30 monthly installments from 1837 to 1839. Bound editions of the work were published from 1840 onward. His impressions of Canada were collected in Canadian Scenery in 1842. , Size : 4to (265x210mm). , Volume 1 is illustrated with a frontispiece, an engraved title page, a map, and 65 engravings. Volume 2 is illustrated with an engraved title page and 52 engravings. All engravings are done by numerous engravers after W. H. Bartlett. , Volume : 2 volumes , Bookplate from a ?Mr. R. Johnson.? , References : Howes B-209; Sabin 3784; Abby Travel 651, P. Vol I: frontis, engraved title, blank, title, printer?s imprint, plate listing iii-iv, preface iii-iv, 1-140; Vol 2: engraved title, blank, title, printer?s imprint, plate listing iii-iv, 1-106. Occasional browning, otherwise a very good and attractive example in handsome period binding. N° de ref. de la librería B5290

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Título: American Scenery

Editorial: George Virtue c. 1840, London

Año de publicación: 1840

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Edición: 1st Edition

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Alexandre Antique Prints, Maps & Books are specialist dealers in 15th to 19th century Prints, Maps and Books. The gallery is able to offer one of the largest selections of Prints and Maps available in North America. The business was founded in 1982 and has supplied Prints, Maps and Books to many private and public art collectors. It strives to present a friendly and helpful atmosphere to both expert and amateur collectors. The shop has grown considerably since its humble beginnings to an internationally respected firm. We exhibit at major map & book fairs in North America and Europe and are happy to organize presentations of materials for corporations, interior designers and individuals. We are always interested in purchasing collections or individual items of quality. Catalogues and lists are issued periodically and we would be delighted to have details of customers’ specific interests, so we can contact them when examples come into stock.

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