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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  Text  N. P. - 1st - 1840 - from The Wild Muse (SKU: 007646)

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 3/4 green leather with raised bands, all edge gilting, marbled endpapers. 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 travelled extensively in the U.S. and Canada. Ocassional foxing to the plates and tissue guards, Light wear/rubbing to extremities, faded area to the cloth of volume two, mild outer hinge starting. Very good. . 1st. Hard. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. Illus. by William H. Bartlett. 4to.

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Bookseller Inventory #
007646
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
Used - 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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