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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 and Biblio.com

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

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued


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: The Wild Muse US (US)
  • Bookseller 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: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket, As Issued
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: George Virtue
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1840
  • Bookseller catalogs: Art; American History & Americana;
  • Subjects: ART / Individual Artist; HISTORY / United States / General;
  • Size: 4to


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