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The inhabitants of California in their respective dresses.
Copper engraving by Thornton  etc  in 1782 published for Millar's / George Millar in  The new and universal System of Geography, being a complete history and description of the whole world by George Henry Millar and William Langford (1782)   366mm x 233mm. published London 1784  £30



La destruction de la Statue royale a Nouvelle York./Destruction of the Royal Statue in New York
Vue Optique in original colours. Published Paris 1790 Scarce European print dealing with the Revolutionary war.. On July 10, 1776, word of the Declaration of Independence reached New York City. A crowd had gathered to listen to a reading of this and inspired the group proceeded to tear down the statue of George III in Bowling Green. This print allegedly shows that event.J. Chereau was a publisher of optical prints/Vue d'Optique in Paris,Rue St.Jacques. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries there were many popular speciality establishments in Paris, Augsburg and London, which produced optical viewing devices and special engravings to be viewed through them. In the 18th century the "optical print" or "vue optique" came into existence, whose exaggerated converging lines were intended to produce the optical illusion of deep recession. The viewing devices for which these perspective prints were produced consisted of a lens and a mirror, this requiring the use of reversed or mirror-image pictures. Size: 10.6 x 15.2 inches. /27.0 x 38.6 cm. £285 inc delivery good borders very light crease to base edge right otherwise stunning. . .. the image was obviously done from verbal info as the 'indians' are it native Americans but men in dhoti & turbans. . . lost in translation


Niagara Falls

Steel engravings after American landscape paintings. From the portfolio Gallery of Landscape Painters--American Scenery by  William Pate. New York: G.P. Putnam & Sons, 1872. Ca. 8 3/4 x 12 1/2. Full margins. Uncolored as issued.  Drawn by William Momberger.  Engraved by Robert Hinshelwood.CONDITION ISSUES; This has creases esp left corner small edge tears and some very light toning to cream from white paper so £45 inc delivery



 Neversink Highlands /Pennsylvania
Steel Engraving, Antique steel engraved print from Picturesque America; or, The Land We Live In. A Delineation of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Waterfalls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities, and other Picturesque Features of Our Countryedited by William Cullen Bryant Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York (in parts, from 1872-1874) £15 Size 22.5 x 32.2 cm. mounted and tinted taken through plastic sorry


View from Hyde Park. (Hudson River.)

William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12 professional tint View from the east side of the river at Hyde Park, people sitting in park land overlooking the majestic, boat-filled Hudson, and opposite mountains.


Washington from the President's House William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12 professional tint


 "Fairmount Waterworks. From The West Side
Aquatint by G. Lehman;  from  Views of Philadelphia. printed by Cephas Grier Childs and R. H.. Hobson.  1829.Issued to subscribers between November 1827 and November 1830, these parts constitute the true first edition of the work.  . George Lehman, a native of Lancaster, moved to Philadelphia where he became a noted artist, engraver, lithographer and publisher.RARE £35


Merchant's Exchange, Wall Street. 1830–31

after Charles Burton (American, b. England, active about 1819–42) Home for some of New York's wealthiest families after the Revolution, Wall Street also included several public buildings: City Hall, the temporary United States Capitol, and the Merchants' Exchange. One of the casualties of the fire  of 1837 was the Merchants' Exchange £18


New York Bay From the Telegraph Station .
..  Hand-colored steel engraving, after a painting by J.P. Houston  and engraved by J.T. Smyth  published by A. Fullarton & Co. in Gazetteer of the World, 1856. 16 x 16 cm £12 tinted mounted
   

   The Bridge over the Schuylkill near Philadelphia, Ver: Staaten
by Martini, J. G. (Johann Georg), engraver. From Meyer's Universum  stahlstich v. J. G. Martini, Rudolstadt.      View from the west bank of the river showing the full length of the single span bridge. Includes Fairmount Waterworks and reservoir, several sailboats, and two men fishing on the bank of the river. Also known as the Upper Ferry Bridge, the bridge was erected 1809-1812 with Robert Mills serving as the architect, and Lewis Wernwag as engineer. Burned 1838. scarce  odd faint colour in some areas £12


Albany William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £15 professional tint


Barhydt's Lake Saratoga William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12 untinted x 2


The Narrows from Fort hamilton William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £15 professional tint


Philadelphia

Engraved by S.Davenport, published in Kelly's New and Universal English Dictionary, 1843. Steel engraved antique print with hand colouring.  Size 17.5 x 11.5 cms including title, plus margins. £12 unmounted


New York

Engraved by S.Davenport, published in Kelly's New and Universal English Dictionary, 1843. Steel engraved antique print with hand colouring.  Size 17.5 x 11.5 cms including title, plus margins. £12 unmounted


City of Louisville.
United-States. Original steel engraving drawn by A. C. Warren, engraved  by E. P. Brandard. 1872.  fsteel engraving from Picturesque America. A Pictorial Delineation of The Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Waterfalls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities and Other Picturesque Features of the North American Continent.With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by the Most Eminent Artists. Published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, London - 1872/4 12-1/2x9 in Hand-coloured £25 scarce



Philadelphia from Belmont
United-States. Original steel engraving drawn by A. C. Warren, engraved  by E. P. Brandard. 1872.  fsteel engraving from Picturesque America. A Pictorial Delineation of The Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Waterfalls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities and Other Picturesque Features of the North American Continent.With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by the Most Eminent Artists. Published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, London - 1872/4 12-1/2x9 in Hand-coloured £25 scarce


City of Providence
United-States. Original steel engraving drawn by A. C. Warren, engraved  by E. P. Brandard. 1872.  fsteel engraving from Picturesque America. A Pictorial Delineation of The Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Waterfalls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities and Other Picturesque Features of the North American Continent.With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by the Most Eminent Artists. Published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, London - 1872/4 12-1/2x9 in Hand-coloured £25 scarce x 2


City of Cleveland
United-States. Original steel engraving drawn by A. C. Warren, engraved  by E. P. Brandard. 1872.  fsteel engraving from Picturesque America. A Pictorial Delineation of The Mountains, Rivers, Lakes, Forests, Waterfalls, Shores, Cañons, Valleys, Cities and Other Picturesque Features of the North American Continent.With Illustrations on Steel and Wood by the Most Eminent Artists. Published by Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co, London - 1872/4 12-1/2x9 in Hand-coloured £25 scarce x 2


Hudson Highlands William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 copies


Village of Little Falls,, Mowhawk River  by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 copies
 



Albany  by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 copies
 



Washington Monument Baltimore  by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 copies
 



Battle Monument Baltimore  by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 copies
 




The Descent into the Valley of Wyoming  by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 copies
 



VIEW OF THE RUINS OF FORT TICONDEROGA
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  
 

Bridge at Glens Fall  . .on the Hudson
by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. . 
 


East Port and Passamaquoddy bay  by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 copies
 


Mount Tom and the Connecticut River  by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c 2
 


Lighthouse Near Caldwell's Landing, Hudson River
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  
 


VIEW ON THE SUSQUEHANNAH AT LIVERPOOL.

 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  
 


CENTRE HARBOUR (LAKE WINNIPISSEOGEE).
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .
 



VIEW OF MEREDITH (NEW HAMPSHIRE).
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c opies
 


VIEW OF NORTHUMBERLAND (ON THE SUSQUEHANNA)
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c opies
 



View from Ruggles House Newburgh William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12 


The Narrows  from Staten Island William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12 


View from Hyde park Hudson River  William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page  water mark to page corner unmounted £12 


Lake Winnipisseogee from Red Hill William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12 



The Horse Shoe Falls Niagara with the Tower William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12 


The Tomb of Kosiusko
William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12



View from Port Putnam / Hudson River William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12 untinted


VIEW OF NORTHUMBERLAND (ON THE SUSQUEHANNA)
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c opies
 


 THE UNITED STATES BANK. PHILADELPHIA
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c 2
 


 RAIL-ROAD SCENE.LITTLE FALLS (VALLEY MOWHAWK).

 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  
 


THE GENESSE FALLS.ROCHESTER.
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  
 


The Narrows
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c 2
 


BALLSTON SPRINGS

 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c 2
 


MOUNT WASHINGTON AND THE WHITE HILLS (From Near CRAWFORDS)

 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c 2
 



Village at Catskill
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  
 


 VIEW FROM MOUNT IDA (NEAR TROY).

 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  x 2
 


 
 THE CATERSKILL FALL (FROM BELOW)


 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c 2
 


THE GOTHIC CHURCH (NEWHAVEN).

 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c 2
 


FAIRMOUNT GARDENS. WITH THE SCHUYLKILL BRIDGE.

 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 c 2
 


Sing Sing prison & Tappan Sea
 by William Henry BARTLETT (1809-1854) visited North America in 1839/1842. He drew many views of Canadian and United States Cities and scenery, later published as steel engravings  resulting in  a unique record of the times   Nathaniel P. Willis' work, American Scenery: or Land, Lake, and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature. - published in serial form by George Virtue of London between 1837-1839 and as a fully bound book in 1840. Image size 12.5 x18.5cms. Full page no defects unmounted £12. .  2 copies
 

There are many settlements in Earth's north polar region. Countries with claims to Arctic regions are: the United States (Alaska), Canada, Denmark  (Greenland), Norway, and Russia. Arctic circumpolar populations often share more in common with each other than with other populations within their national boundaries. As such, the northern polar region is diverse in human settlements and cultures. 

Grenada map
Paris, 1760, coloured, 895 x 590mm. A  detailed map of Grenada, showing its parochial divisions, geographical landmarks and towns.'Carte de L'Isle de la Grenade. - Dresse au Depost des Cartes et Plans de la Marine Pour Le Service des Vaisseaux du Roy. Par Ordre de M. Berryer Ministre et Secretaire d'Etat aiant le Department de la Marine.' Printed Paris (1760) Large engraved chart with hand colour. Vignette silhouette view of coastline from Le Grison to Cap David at top. By Jacques Nicolas Bellin published  1760 probably from  Prevost's Historie generale des voyages Stunning condition posted rolled due to size. 56.5 x 88.5 cm. £480 inc delivery



Views of the land on the West Coast of America to the Westward of Cooks River Originally by Hawkesworth redrawn  by  Thomas  Bowen for reprinting by Alexander  Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages  (drawn 1784/5)  after measurements from from Voyages by  James Cook 1728-79.  £35 all inc 22.8 x 27.5 cm . .





Views of the land on the West Coast of America :- kayes Island, Prince Williams Sound etc Originally by Hawkesworth redrawn  by  Thomas  Bowen for reprinting by Alexander  Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages  (drawn 1784/5)  after measurements from from Voyages by  James Cook 1728-79.  £35 all inc 22.8 x 27.5 cm . .


A view of part of the N.E. side of Terra del Fuego taken from the point A. in the chart -- A view of Strait Le Maire with part of Terra del Fuego and Staten Land taken from the point B. in the chart -- A view of part of the S.W. side of Terra del Fuego taken from the point C. in the chart -- A view of part of the coast of Terra del Fuego from Cape Horn to Isle Evouts, taken from the point D. in the chart. redrawn  by  Thomas  Bowen for reprinting by Alexander  Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages  (drawn 1784/5)  after measurements from from Voyages by  James Cook 1728-79.  £35 all inc 22.8 x 27.5 cm 


- A view of Strait Le Maire with part of Terra del Fuego and Staten Land taken from the point B.-- A view of part of the S.W. side of Terra del Fuego taken from the point C.  -- A view of part of the coast of Terra del Fuego from Cape Horn to Isle Evouts, taken from the point D. re-drawn  by  Thomas  Bowen for reprinting byAlexander  Hogg, 16 Pater-noster Row.from  John Moore's New and Complete Collection of Voyages  (drawn 1784/5)  after measurements from from Voyages by  James Cook 1728-79.  £35 all inc 22.8 x 27.5 cm . . 2 copies

United States Map/t
 From the Atlas to accompany Thomas Tegg's London Encyclopædia Drawn by J.Assheton  Engraved on Steel by J.Shury. Published in London,  by Thomas Tegg (better known for publishing caricatures.), 79, Cheapside, July 1st 1828. Size 240 x 280mm, Mountains divide the continent with  Cascade Mountains shown but not named to Northwest. The Mult-no-mah River (Willamette River) is shown flowing north . Russia America with  Alayska peninsula i. San Francisco, San Luis, San Carlos and San Diego are noted along the California coast.  Native American Indian tribes are named.  £65 inc delivery scarce

South America Map /t
 From the Atlas to accompany Thomas Tegg's London Encyclopædia Drawn by J.Assheton  Engraved on Steel by J.Shury. Published in London,  by Thomas Tegg (better known for publishing caricatures.), 79, Cheapside, July 1st 1828. Size 240 x 280mm, £65 inc delivery scarce  South America Map/f
Alexander G. Findlay (1812-1875),  published in his atlas "A Modern Atlas forming A Complete Compendium of Geography".  Map Maker based in London actually engraved all his cartographic works himself. Published  10 Merlin's place, Spa Fields,  London
Map of the Kingdom of New Granada and the Countries Adjacent, from Panama to Guayaquil. .
 From the Rev. Dr. Robertson's History of America. Vol.I. By Tho.s Kitchin Sen.r Hydrographer to his Majesty. Published according to Act of Parliam.t Sept.r 29th. 1777 by W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand. Engraving. 457 x 318mm. . Folds as issued with a very close edge top right where affixed into the atlas  Marking the edge of the Kingdom of Terra Firma, New Kingdom of Granada, Brasil, Peru, Chile and Paraguay. From Dr William Robertson, D.D. (1721-1793) "The History of America", 1777. uncoloured very light age toning( it's old!) £95 inc

Map of the Kingdom of New Granada and the Countries Adjacent, from Panama to Guayaquil. .
 From the Rev. Dr. Robertson's History of America. Vol.I. By Tho.s Kitchin Sen.r Hydrographer to his Majesty. Published according to Act of Parliam.t Sept.r 29th. 1777 by W. Strahan; and T. Cadell in the Strand. Engraving. 457 x 318mm. . Folds as issued with a very close edge top right where affixed into the atlas  Marking Kingdom of Terra Firma, New Kingdom of Granada, Brasil, Peru, Chile and Paraguay. (Map shows "New Kingdom of Granada," "Kingdom of Tierra Firma," "Brasil," Peru, "Chili," Paraguay, and Guiana, coastal and some inland settlements, and areas of Indian habitation. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.) From Dr William Robertson, D.D. (1721-1793) "The History of America", 1777. uncoloured very age toning more than above  map ( it's old!) £95 inc
British Colonies in North America,

 British Colonies in North America from the Best Authorities.  From "A New Geographical, Historical and Commercial Grammar and Present State of Several Kingdoms of the World."By William Guthrie, Esq. first published 1774 - 1798. in London Copper engraving. Size approx 200 x 230mm. Two neat folds as issued.  Shows Canada and the  blank sections of the Western coast of North America and the Arctic Ocean blank from Baffin Bay to the Bering Straits. £85 inc delivery
William Guthrie, d.1770, was a historian and political journalist. It is said he was educated at Kings College, Aberdeen, but published registrars do not contain his name. He left Scotland around 1730, to become a man of letters. He first emerged as a reporter of parliamentary business for the Gentleman's Magazine. The maps were by Thomas Kitchin



Map of North America,
with a vignette featuring two native American Indians  1772. Includes India, and all south east Asia including the East India Islands.  Antique map by  Thomas Jefferys (1719-1771 ), Geographer to King George III.  Originally produced for an edition of Thomas Salmon, "A New Geographical and Historical Grammar".London :   Published in   London by Thomas Salmon 1762. Later hand colour full margins  Copper line engraving on paper. Later hand colour. Engraved surface 184 x 197mm (approx. 7-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Folds as issued , creasing to right margin £85 inc delivery



North America 

  drawn by  Francis Young /  Lithograph by Vincent Brooks etcn   c1880size:    170 x 200 mm, several folds, damage to top and right margins £15  DAMAGED laid to card/tipped on



Cratere du Mont-Worrroray, a Owhyhee
Small copper engraved  of the crater of Mount Worrorray in Hawaii,  from Capt. George Vancouver on his round the world voyage  1791-1795. Commanding two ships, the “Discovery” and the “Chatham” Vancouver left England in April 1791, & sailed via the Cape of Good Hope, to southwest Australia and New Zealand, before heading to Tahiti where he arrived on December 30, making landfall in Hawaii in February of 1792. This small engraving was included in the French Octavo edition of Vancouver's Voyages, and published in Paris in 1800.. £20


Baie de Glace et Mont St. Elie.” 
 Icy Bay and Mount St. Elias. Alaska.  from Capt. George Vancouver on his round the world voyage  1791-1795. Commanding two ships, the “Discovery” and the “Chatham” Vancouver left England in April 1791, & sailed via the Cape of Good Hope, to southwest Australia and New Zealand, before heading to Tahiti where he arrived on December 30, making landfall in Hawaii in February of 1792. This small engraving was included in the French Octavo edition of Vancouver's Voyages, and published in Paris in 1800.. £20


Pieux remarkables, places sur le Rivage du Port Townshend dans le Golfe de la Georgie.”
Four strange looking masts seen by Vancouver's crew on the shore of Port Townshend in the Gulf of New Georgia. from Capt. George Vancouver on his round the world voyage  1791-1795. Commanding two ships, the “Discovery” and the “Chatham” Vancouver left England in April 1791, & sailed via the Cape of Good Hope, to southwest Australia and New Zealand, before heading to Tahiti where he arrived on December 30, making landfall in Hawaii in February of 1792. This small engraving was included in the French Octavo edition of Vancouver's Voyages, and published in Paris in 1800.. £20


Village Indien, situe a l'entre du Canal de Bute.”

An Indian village seen by Vancouver at the entrance to the Bute Canal. from Capt. George Vancouver on his round the world voyage  1791-1795. Commanding two ships, the “Discovery” and the “Chatham” Vancouver left England in April 1791, & sailed via the Cape of Good Hope, to southwest Australia and New Zealand, before heading to Tahiti where he arrived on December 30, making landfall in Hawaii in February of 1792. This small engraving was included in the French Octavo edition of Vancouver's Voyages, and published in Paris in 1800. £20



 Map of Olinda./Brazil

Johan Nieuhof. ca. 1682 Nieuhof's first voyage was to Brazil, where he resided nine years, 1640-49. He gives an account (with the correspondence) of all the proceedings and transactions between the Dutch and Portuguese arising out of the revolt of the latter, a map, plans of the Receif (Maurice Town) and Olinda, illustrations of the animals, birds, insects, plants and fruits, aboriginal tribes, and general description of the country and its products. His second voyage was to the East Indies in 1G63, visiting the Cape and China, a voyage described in his narrative of the Dutch Embassy , returning to Holland in 1658. In a second voyage to the East Indies (1659-70) he went to Amboyna, Bouro, Formosa, Malacca, Sumatra, Point de Galle, Goa, Persian Gulf, Malabar Coast, returning  to  Batavia,  Figures are shown fishing on the shore £45 sorry horrid pic


the Receif (Maurice Town)  /Brazil

 Johan Nieuhof. ca. 1682 Nieuhof's first voyage was to Brazil, where he resided nine years, 1640-49. He gives an account (with the correspondence) of all the proceedings and transactions between the Dutch and Portuguese arising out of the revolt of the latter, a map, plans of the Receif (Maurice Town) and Olinda, illustrations of the animals, birds, insects, plants and fruits, aboriginal tribes, and general description of the country and its products. His second voyage was to the East Indies in 1G63, visiting the Cape and China, a voyage described in his narrative of the Dutch Embassy , returning to Holland in 1658.
In a second voyage to the East Indies (1659-70) he went to Amboyna, Bouro,
Formosa, Malacca, Sumatra, Point de Galle, Goa, Persian Gulf, Malabar Coast,
returning to Batavia,

South America from the Best Authorities Cartographer: J Barlow. Published by C Brightly & E Kinnersley 1806 ... Bungay, Suffolk c1807. Size:22cms x 20cms rest hidden Mounted £20

USA Map /1902
1902 Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th ed 27 x 41 cm £10

"Amerique du Nord." .Map drawn by L. Smith engraved Bixet, 1870 published until 1893, 51,5 x 42 cm. USA+ Canada with Central America. view of New York with the Statue of Liberty in the foreground (in the Oval by Barber after Fillatreau). £40



related links

America(s) Page 1

America  Page 2  including some maps

America

America  Portraits

America Military

Canada 1

Polar Regions

Southern Americas 1

Southern Americas 2






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