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Harvey's Scenes of the primitive forest of America, at the four periods of the year : spring, summer, autumn & winter

engraved from his original paintings ; accompanied with descriptive letter-press.
Format
Online; Book; EBook
Description
[7] leaves, [4] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 50 x 42 cm.
Variant title
Scenes of the primitive forest of America
Published
London : Published by George Harvey, 16 Foley Place, Great Portland Street, & Messrs. Ackermann & Co., Strand ; Printed by Johnson & Co., 10, Brooke Street, Holborn, 1841.
Notes
Edited by Washington Irving.
Cover imprint same as title page imprint.
Dedication to Queen Victoria is dated January 1842.
Plates are numbered 2-5; Plate 2 has imprint "Engraved by W.J. Bennett N.A. from the original painting by G. Harvey A.N.A."; Plate 3 has the same wording but with "W.I. Bennet"; engraver's name is not present on plates 4-5.
Also published with New York imprint. Cf. BAL 10160.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original black paper boards with leather backstrip; cover title within an elaborate gilt border. Paul Mellon bequest, May 12, 2000.
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