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Views In Philadelphia, And Its Vicinity - Published by C. G. Childs, Engraver - 1827. [1228114]
Published By C. G. Childs, Engraver., Philadelphia 1827 - Engravings; Drawings taken in 1827-30. Phialdelphia: By C. G. Childs Engraver. 80 Walnut Street. 26 plates present and not 24 (incl frontis and plan of Eastern Penitentiary) + [37] leaves incl 2-leaf Subscribers. Imperial 8vo. [All six parts, complete with both title pages]. Leather with gilt-decorated spine, multiple gilt borders on covers, marbled eps, aeg. Minor wear to corners and edges. Plates largely very good, some minor to moderate foxing, occasional toning. Howes C383. Sabin Large Paper 12731. Bound with 2 other works: Prospectus for: Theodore S. Fay. VIEWS IN NEW-YORK AND ITS ENVIRONS? . NY; Peabody & Co. / Lon: O. Rich, 1831. 7 plates in prospectus (engr title and 12 views on 6 plates). [i]-iv, [5]-26pp. And The American Landscape, No. I. Containing . Views . Engraved from Original and Accurate Drawings . And from well authenticated Pictures; with Historical and Topographical Illustrations. New York, Elam Bliss, 1830. 4to, pp. 16. 6 Plates. H. 1125 Containing the following Views: Weehawken, Catskill Mountains, Fort Putnam, Delaware Water-Gap, Falls of the Sawkill, and Winnipiseogee Lake, engraved from the Original and Accurate Drawings executed expressly for this Work [by A. B. Durand], This third work is more heavily foxed . There is no mention of any additional volumes after the first one which is quite scarce, possibly even rare as the only mention of it was found in Sabin. 11 x 7 2/8 inches. Provenance CW Evans small ink stamp. Also laid in is a typewritten dealer or collector's page describing this book along with commentary. ; 0 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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