Bryant | William Cullen

Picturesque America – Or, The Land We Live In. A delineation by pen and pencil of The Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forest, Water-Falls, Shores, Canons, Valleys, Cities and other Picturesque Features of our Country.

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Quarto, [two volumes], vii, 567pp (Vol.1), vi, 575pp (Vol.2). Original brown morocco, raised bands, decorative gilt inlays in five compartments on spine, black stamped covers, title in gilt on spine, gilt illustration on cover. Silk endpapers. All edges gilt. Occasional wear at edges and on spine. Fully illustrated with 49 full page engravings with tissue cover. An outstanding example of this historical work. (Sabin 62692)
Comments: Originally from a series of articles in Appleton’s Journal, Picturesque America was published in two volumes by popular demand. Engravings include the follow locations: ? On the Coast of Maine ? St. John’s and Ocklawaha Rivers ? Up and Down the Columbia ? Lookout Mountain and the Tennessee ? Richmond, Scenic and Historic ? Natural Bridge, Virginia ? Delaware Water-Gap ? Mauch Chunk ? On the Savannah ? The French Broad ? The White Mountains ? Neversink Highlands ? St. Augustine, Florida ? Charleston and its Suburbs ? Weyer’s Cave, Virginia ? Scenes on the Brandywine ? Cumberland Gap ? Watkins Glen ? Scenes on Eastern Long Island ? The Lower Mississippi ? Mackinac ? Our Great National Park ? Harper’s Ferry ? Scenes in Virginia ? Newport ? West Virginia ? Lake Superior ? Northern California ? Niagara ? Trenton Falls ? The Yosemite Falls ? Providence and Vicinity ? South Shore of Lake Erie ? On the Coast of California. Volume II engravings ? Highlands and Palisades of the Hudson ? Philadelphia and its Suburbs ? Northern New Jersey ? Valley of the Connecticut ? Baltimore and Environs ? The Catskills ? The Juniata ? On the Ohio ? The Plains and the Sierras ? The Susquehanna ? Boston ? Lake George and Lake Champlain ? Mount Mansfield ? Valley of the Housatonic ? The Upper Mississippi ? Valley of the Genesee ? St. Lawrence and the Saguenay ? Eastern Shore ? The Adirondack Region ? The Connecticut Shore of the Sound ? Lake Memphremagog ? The Mohawk, Albany and Troy ? The Upper Delaware ? Water-Falls at Cayuga Lake ? The Rocky Mountains ? The Canons of the Colorado ? Chicago and Milwaukee ? A Glance at the Northwest ? The Mammoth Cave ? New York and Brooklyn ? Washington

Additional information

Location Published

New York

Publisher

D. Appleton and Company

Edition

First Edition

Date Published

1872 – 1874

ISBN
Binding

Leather bound

Condition

Near fine

Jacket Condition
Writer

Bryant | William Cullen