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National portrait gallery of eminent Americans: including orators, statesman, naval and military heroes, jurists, authors, etc., etc. from original full length paintings by Alonzo Chappel, with biographical and historical narratives. by  Evert DUYCKINCK - First - 1862 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books and Biblio.com

National portrait gallery of eminent Americans: including orators, statesman, naval and military heroes, jurists, authors, etc., etc. from original full length paintings by Alonzo Chappel, with biographical and historical narratives.

by DUYCKINCK, Evert

Condition: Near Fine


1862 1ed National Portrait Gallery George Washington Thomas Jefferson Chappel

Illustrated by "perhaps one of the best historical illustrators in the United States, Alonzo Chappel" ­(Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y.)

One of the most impressive collections of biographies of famous Americans with portraits of leading figures from American History. This incredible set contains biographies of American leaders such as George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Alexander Hamilton. The appeal of this work, however, is the 119 portrait engravings of Alonzo Chappel.

Item number: #5775

Price: $499

DUYCKINCK, Evert

National portrait gallery of eminent Americans: including orators, statesman, naval and military heroes, jurists, authors, etc., etc. from original full length paintings by Alonzo Chappel, with biographical and historical narratives.

New York: Johnson, Fry & Company, 1862. 1st ed

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o 2 volume set

o Vol. I: vii, 488, [2]

o Vol II: iv, 470, [2]

o 119 portraits + vignette titles

· Binding: Leather, tight and secure

· Language: English

· Size: ~11in X 8.5in (27.5cm x 22cm)

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  • Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5775
  • Title: National portrait gallery of eminent Americans: including orators, statesman, naval and military heroes, jurists, authors, etc., etc. from original full length paintings by Alonzo Chappel, with biographical and historical narratives.
  • Author: DUYCKINCK, Evert
  • Format/binding: Leather, tight and secure
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Johnson, Fry & Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1862
  • Keywords: 1862 1ed National Portrait Gallery George Washington Thomas Jefferson Chappel rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian


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