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American Scenery, Illustrated by  T. Addison RICHARDS - Hardcover - 1854 - from Attic Books (SKU: 119155)

American Scenery, Illustrated

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American Scenery, Illustrated

by RICHARDS, T. Addison

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  • Hardcover
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New York: Leavitt & Allen, 1854. Leatherbound. Very good. 310 p., interspersed with plates. 26 cm. Frontispiece, title vignette, 30 other engraved plates. Brown cloth hardcover with dark brown and gold impressing. All edges gilt. Torn spine head. Foxing. Pages 119-22 detached. Frontispiece tissue guard coming loose.

Scenes include Lake George, Mount Vernon, Washington crossing the Alleghany, Columbia Bridge on the Susquehanna, Tower Rock on the Mississippi, Montreal, Bison and elk on the Upper Missouri, Cincinnati, Navy Island, Niagara Falls, the Adirondacks, etc.

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Bookseller
Attic Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
119155
Title
American Scenery, Illustrated
Author
RICHARDS, T. Addison
Format/Binding
Leatherbound
Book condition
Used - Very good
Quantity-available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Leavitt & Allen
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1854
Keywords
Americana, New York State, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New England, Nature
Bookseller catalogs
Americana;

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About Attic Books

Attic Books is one of the premier retail locations for antiquarian and collectable books in Canada. We recently celebrated our thirtieth year in business. Please browse our select online stock on a wide range of subjects in books and paper collectables for the reader, scholar and the seasoned collector. Or come visit us in London, Ontario to enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our three floor bookstore, enhanced by original tin ceilings, hardwood maple floors, and the arts & crafts faade of our century building.

Glossary

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vignette
A decorative design or illustration placed at the beginning or end of a ... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]

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