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Green-Wood Illustrated. In Highly Finished Line Engraving, from Drawings Taken on the Spot by  James; Nehemiah Cleaveland Smillie - Hardcover - 1847 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints and Biblio.com

Green-Wood Illustrated. In Highly Finished Line Engraving, from Drawings Taken on the Spot

by Smillie, James; Nehemiah Cleaveland

Condition: Good condition


New York: R. Martin, 1847. Hardcover. Good condition. Part of the Robert Martin series on American rural cemeteries, this work on Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn NY, with fine engravings by James Smillie, the noted engraver of landscapes, and bank note engraver. With a maple leaf impression still retaining some original color, made by a previous owner & titled in pencil, 'Valley of Connecticut 1862' on the title page tissue guard. 4to, 95pp, map with vignettes, and 19 full page steel engravings. Three quarter green leather and gilt decorated green cloth, with gilt illustration on front board titled "Entrance to Greenwood". Boards present but lacking spine Plates mostly bright and clean. As is.


  • Bookseller: Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 25111
  • Title: Green-Wood Illustrated. In Highly Finished Line Engraving, from Drawings Taken on the Spot
  • Author: Smillie, James; Nehemiah Cleaveland
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good condition
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: R. Martin
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1847
  • Bookseller catalogs: PRINTS; NEW YORK CITY; NEW YORK;


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