American Scenery; or, Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature.


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Place Published: London
Publisher: George Virtue
Date Published: 1840

Description: 2 volumes. Engraved frontispiece portrait, and extra illustrated title page. Illustrated with 122 tissue protected plates (including the map and the title pages) from drawings by W.H. Bartlett, engraved in the first style of the art by R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, et al. 4to. Handsomely bound in contemporary brown polished calf; blind-stamped panels and gilt-stamped spines with black leather labels; marbled endpapers and page edges (leather is rubbed but sound and attractive; one plate loose; minimal scattered foxing). London: George Virtue, 1840. Very good.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 158271

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I wanted you to know that my book arrived in about 3 days in perfect condition. I am not an expert in grading book conditions, but to call this book very good with very good dust jacket is a true understatement. This book is pristine and immaculate. The book was wrapped in tissue, then wrapped in corrugated stuff and then wrapped in brown wrapping paper. I buy a lot of books on line and have never received a book so carefully prepared for shipping. It is refreshing to get such professional attention and I hope I can find more books at your place. - Daniel
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