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Canadian Scenery Illustrated

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Canadian Scenery Illustrated

by Willis, N. P

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London: George Virtue, 1842. First Edition. Hardcover. Illustrated by Bartlett, W. H.. Complete in two volumes. 128pp; 116pp. Contemporary full dark brown morocco extensively tooled in blind and ruled in gold on the sides, spines with four raised bands, stamped in blind and lettered in gold, decorated endpapers, inner dentelles ruled in gold, all edges gilt. Engraved titles. Fifty-four plates with engravings in volume I (one is the map of Canada): sixty-six plates with engravings in volume II. Drawings by W. H. Bartlett engraved by J. Cousen, H. Griffiths, S. Bradshaw, E. Benjamin, and others. Most plates with tissued frontispieces and titles in English, French and German. Contemporary owner's name on flyleaves, short contemporary inscription on second blank of volume I. Light wear to edges, some scattered foxing to plates, mostly confined to edges (but more obvious on frontispieces and titles). An attractive near fine set. "It is the finest of Mr. Bartlett's works." Sabin 3786. ; Quarto.

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Bookseller
Parigi Books, Vintage and Rare US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
34727
Title
Canadian Scenery Illustrated
Author
Willis, N. P
Illustrator
Illustrated by Bartlett, W. H.
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
George Virtue
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1842
Keywords
AMERICANA, ANTIQUARIAN, CANADA, HISTORY, NATIVE AMERICANS, FINE BINDINGS, ILLUSTRATED BOOKS, non-fiction
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian; General Non-Fiction; History; Americana;
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Parigi Books, established in 2006, is an independent antiquarian bookstore located in the heart of Schenectady, NY. We are open by appointment only.We buy and sell fine books and collectibles in all fields with a strong focus on science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, comics and graphic novels. Our eclectic taste is reflected in the ample variety of items available, from significant titles from the 1500s on to original comic art, from collectible paperbacks to literary magazines. We carry in stock the best selection of Italian language graphic novels and comics you can find this side of the pond.As fairly strict graders who pay particular attention to collecting standards, we have been able to make thousands of customers happy over the years.Parigi Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), and the Independent Online Booksellers' Association (IOBA).

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Morocco
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