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N.P. Willes
AMERICAN SCENERY 1840 Vol. I Views by W.H. Bartlett Historic Etchings Book
U.S: N.P. Willes, Esq, 1840. Very historic American prints that easily could be framed. Very hard to find. ******** 1840 * AMERICAN SCENERY * * VOL.I only * *** American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature Published by London: George Virtue, 1840 American Scenery by N.P. Willis, EsQ: Views by W.H. Bartlett 1839 Measures 10 1/2" x 8 1/2 " Item Description: London: George Virtue, 1840. Originally published in 30 parts without text, and appearing here for the first time in expanded book form, this is a beautiful series of views, showing principal cities and scenic views, engraved from drawings Bartlett made during a visit to America and Canada, 1837-1838. He stayed with his collaborator, the poet N.P. Willis, and accompanied him on a trip West. A handsome survey of the New World (BARTLETT, W.H) First edition. With 58 steel engraved plates by William H. Bartlett, including a full-page map of the Northeastern United States, portrait, and two engraved title pages, tissue guards. In HARPER'S binding of half purple-morocco, gilt spine, a.e.g. (Harper was likely the American distributor), overall a very attractive copy. CONDITION: Look over scans to see full condition. This book can be restored. The prints are just wonderful and historic. First Vol. seems complete. A mint copy of Vol. I & II is found on the internet for over $15,000.00 ********************* View Photos for details and condition. I do combine items for lowered shipping cost. I'm Always happy to take questions or comments. ************** Shipping: $9.95 ********************* ABOUT … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: ANDRAE ARTS (fine-antiquities) [Nokomis, Florida, US]
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