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American scenery, or, Land, lake, and river illustrations of transatlantic nature

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.
Publication
London: George Virtue, 1840
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TextRestricted useAvailableArents BIP (Willis, N. American 1840) 06-426Schwarzman Building - Arents Collection Room 328
TextRestricted useAvailableArents BIP (Willis, N. American 1840) 06-427Schwarzman Building - Arents Collection Room 328
pts. 1-30 (American scenery); pts. 31-33 (Canadian scenery)TextRestricted useAvailableArents BIP (Willis, N. American 1840) 06-428 pts. 1-30 (American scenery); pts. 31-33 (Canadian scenery)Schwarzman Building - Arents Collection Room 328
v. 1TextUse in libraryRequestIID (Willis, N. P. American scenery) v. 1Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121
v. 1TextUse in libraryRequestIID (Willis, N. P. American scenery) v. 1Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121
v. 2TextUse in libraryRequestIID (Willis, N. P. American scenery) v. 2Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121
v. 2TextUse in libraryRequestIID (Willis, N. P. American scenery) v. 2Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121
v. 1TextUse in libraryAvailableIID (Willis, N.P. American Scenery) v. 1Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121
v. 2TextUse in libraryAvailableIID (Willis, N.P. American Scenery) v. 2Schwarzman Building - Milstein Division Room 121
TextRestricted useAvailableStuart 5953-5954Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328

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Description
2 v. : ill., map, port; 28 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
New York State Education Department, Electronic Doorway Library Program
Uniform Title
Hudson River portfolio
Alternative Title
  • American scenery
  • Land, lake, and river illustrations of transatlantic nature
Subjects
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.
  • 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.
Indexed In (note)
  • Sabin
  • BAL
Additional Formats (note)
  • Text and selected images also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library, as part of: A Hudson River portfolio.
Language (note)
  • Legends to the ill. in some copies in English, French and German.
Provenance (note)
  • Lenox Library.
  • Astor Library.
  • Earl of Caithness (armorial bookplate).
  • C.B. Stebbins (inscriptions on front pastedown).
Binding (note)
  • Binding: Publisher's brown leather, gilt.
Call Number
IID (Willis, N. P. American scenery)
LCCN
01024522
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).
Indexed In:
Sabin 3784
BAL 22755
Additional Formats
Text and selected images also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library, as part of: A Hudson River portfolio.
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).
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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., -approximately 1891. Etcher
Holl, Benjamin, 1808-1884. Engraver
Hughes, William, 1818-1876. Cartographer
Stebbins, C. B. Former owner
Added Title
American scenery
Land, lake, and river illustrations of transatlantic nature
Hudson River portfolio
New York State Education Department, Electronic Doorway Library Program
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
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