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Title American scenery, or, Land, lake, and river illustrations of transatlantic nature / from drawings by W. H. Bartlett ; engraved in the first style of the art, by R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, &c. ; the literary department by N. P. Willis.
Imprint London: George Virtue, 1840 (London : Richard Clay).
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 Schwarzman Building - Arents Collection Rm 328  Arents BIP (Willis, N. American 1840) 06-426    AVAILABLE  PERMIT NEEDED
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Description 2 v. : ill., map, port ; 28 cm.
Indexed In: Sabin 3784
BAL 22755
Note Added engraved title pages, which read: American scenery, by N.P. Willis, Esq., illustrated in a series of views by W.H. Bartlett ...
Originally issued 1837-1840 in 30 monthly pts. and in 7 quarterly pts. Title pages and other preliminaries in pt. 30 and pt. 7, respectively.
Imprint on added title pages: London : George Virtue ; New York : R. Martin & Co.
Imprint on covers of quarterly pts.: London : Published for the proprietors by G. Virtue.
Vol. 1: iv, [iii]-iv, 140 p., [68] leaves of plates; v. 2: iv, 106 p., [53] leaves of plates.
Illustrations: 119 prints (incl. added title pages) : etching ; full-page. By R. Wallis (13), J. Cousen (7), J.T. Willmore (11), R. Brandard (12), H. Adlard (8), G.K. Richardson (5) and 27 others, after W.H. Bartlett (111), T. Creswick (6) and T. Doughty (2). -- Stipple-engraved port. of Bartlett, by B. Holl, after H. Room; full-page map, drawn and engraved by W. Hughes. "In a few copies the plates are hand-colored"--BAL.
Form Text and selected images also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library, as part of: A Hudson River portfolio.
Note Issue in 30 pts.: Each pt. in buff paper covers. Prospectus on p. [4] of covers of pt. 1; publisher's advertisements on p. [4], p. [2] and [4] or p. [2-4] of other pts. List of subscribers inserted in pt. 1. Publisher's notices and/or additional publisher's advertisements inserted in pts. 1-2, 5, 15 and 30; note on publisher's binding inserted in pt. 30.
Issue in 7 pts.: Each pt. in quarter dark brown leather, gilt, and illustrated bright green paper boards. List of subscribers and publisher's advertisements inserted in pt. 1; publisher's advertisements inserted in pt. 7.
Language Legends to the ill. in some copies in English, French and German.
Local Note IID c. 3: Legends to the ill. in English, French and German.
Binding IID c. 3: Binding: Publisher's brown leather, gilt.
Local Note Arents 06-426: Issue in 30 pts. Ill. in hand-colored state.
Arents 06-427: Issue in 7 pts.
Arents 06-428: Issue in 30 pts.
Provenance IID c. 1: Lenox Library.
IID c. 2: Astor Library.
IID c. 3: Earl of Caithness (armorial bookplate).
Arents 06-427: C.B. Stebbins (inscriptions on front pastedown).
Subject United States -- Description and travel.
United States -- In art.
Added Author Willis, Nathaniel Parker, 1806-1867.
Bartlett, W. H. (William Henry), 1809-1854, Illustrator.
Creswick, Thomas, 1811-1869, Illustrator.
Doughty, Thomas, 1793-1856, Illustrator.
Room, Henry, 1802-1850, Illustrator.
Wallis, Robert, 1794-1878, Etcher.
Cousen, John, 1804-1880, Etcher.
Willmore, James Tibbetts, 1800-1863, Etcher.
Brandard, Robert, 1805-1862, Etcher.
Adlard, Henry, Etcher.
Richardson, George K., d. ca. 1891, Etcher.
Holl, Benjamin, 1808-1884, Engraver.
Hughes, William, 1817-1876, Cartographer.
Stebbins, C. B, Former owner.
Added Title American scenery
Land, lake, and river illustrations of transatlantic nature
Hudson River portfolio
Donor/Sponsor New York State Education Department, Electronic Doorway Library Program
LCCN 01024522
Call No. IID (Willis, N. P. American scenery)
Research Call Number IID (Willis, N. P. American scenery)
Stuart 5953-5954
Arents BIP (Willis, N. American 1840) 06-426
Arents BIP (Willis, N. American 1840) 06-427
Arents BIP (Willis, N. American 1840) 06-428