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|[an error occurred while processing this directive]|Author: BARTLETT, WILLIAM HENRY. - WILLIS, NATHANIEL PARKER. Title: American scenery; or land, lake and river. Illustrations of transatlantic nature.
Description: London, George Virtue, 1840.2 volumes. 4to. Contemporary half morocco, spines richly gilt. With engraved frontispiece portrait and map, 2 engraved title-pages and 117 steel-engravings after W.H.Bartlett. IV,140; IV,106 pp.First edition; with armorial bookplate. - In the years 1836-1838 and 1851-1852 William Bartlett (1809-1854) made four voyages to the United States and Canada. His romantic views are among the best produced in the 19th century, they show nice views of the north eastern states in the 1830's including New York, Boston, Washington D.C., Baltimore, Philadelphia, etc. - Some minor foxing but on the whole a handsome copy of this classic American view book.Sabin 3784; Howes B 209; Andres 987; Abbey, Travel, 651;Clark III, 256.
Price: EUR 1033.50 = appr. US$ 1123.26 Seller: Gert Jan Bestebreurtje Rare Books (NVvA/ILAB)
- Book number: 1504
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