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REPS, JOHN W. - Views and Viewmakers of Urban America: Lithographs of Towns and Cities in the United States and Canada, Notes on the Artists and Publishers, and a Union Catalog of Their Work, 1825-1925

Title: Views and Viewmakers of Urban America: Lithographs of Towns and Cities in the United States and Canada, Notes on the Artists and Publishers, and a Union Catalog of Their Work, 1825-1925
Description: Columbia, University of Missouri Press, 1984. Hardcover. Red cloth, gilt letters on spine, color pictorial dust jacket in mylar cover, 570 pp. 90 BW plates, 13 color plates. "Nineteenth-century Americans hungered for pictures of their country, and among the numerous inmages they bought -- everything from sailing ships to patriotic tableaux -- views of cities and towns may have been the most popular.. Now, in a monumental undertaking, John Reps has gathered information on every known view and provided that information in the form of a union catalog that will be invaluable to anyone interesting in nineteenth-century America. Never before has access to this pictorial resource been possible with such ease." (dj) A tremendous resource for historians, map fans, and casual browsers. VG-/VG- light wear to corners and edges of book and dust jacket.

Keywords: American Art, Towns and Cities, Lithographs ; American Cityscapes ; ;

Price: US$ 65.00 Seller: Kevin Mullen, Bookseller
- Book number: 167503


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