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The home book of the picturesque: or, American scenery, art, and literature. Comprising a series of essays by Washington Irving, W. C. Bryant, Fenimore Cooper ... etc., with thirteen engravings on steel, from pictures by eminent artists ...

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
1852
Imprint:
New-York, G. P. Putnam, 1852.
Format:
  • Book
  • 4 p. l., [7]-8 p., 2 l., 188 p. 13 pl. (incl. front.) 30 cm.
Note:
Added t.-p., engr., included in list of plates. Published in 1868, with some changes and additions, under title: A landscape book.
Contents:
  • Scenery of the mind. By E. L. Magoon.--View near Rondout.--American and European scenery compared. By J. F. Cooper.--The Catskill Mountains. By W. Irving.--A dissolving view. By Miss Cooper.--The scenery of Pennsylvania. By B. Taylor.--The Highland Terrace, above West Point. By N. P. Willis.--Wa-wa-yan-dah Lake, New Jersey.--Over the mountains. By H. T. Tuckerman.--West Rock, New Haven. By M. E. Field.--The Erie railroad. By B. Taylor.--The Church of the Holy Innocents, West Point.--The Valley of the Housatonic. By W. C. Bryant.--The Adirondack Mountains. By A. B. Street.--Schroon Lake.--Art in the United States. By G. W. Bethune.
Action note:
Cons. Trans. #1952.
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