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Niagara
Original antique ethnographic print From Charles Theodore Middleton's " A New and Complete System of Geography Containing a Full, Accurate, Authentic and Interesting Account and Description of Europe, Asia, Afric and America Consisting of. . . . etc Size 6 3/8 x 10 1/2. Copper Engraving. maps by Thomas Bowen, Printed for J. Cooke , London 1777-79. : Elephant Folio. £30 scarcer plate as so early



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
 



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America(s) Page 1

America  Page 2  including some maps

America  3 

America  4

America  5

America  6

America  Portraits

America Military

Canada 1

Canada 2

Southern Americas 1

Southern Americas 2


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