Picturesque America, or the Land We Live In, A Delineation by Pen and Pencil of the Mountains, Rivers, Lakes...with Illustrations on Steel and Wood by Eminent American Artists

Various artists/makers

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Volume one of a two volume set. 567 pp., 24 engraved plates, numerous wood engraved vignettes. Bound in elaborate brown leather embossed boards, stamped and gilded, title stamped and gilded on front board and spine.
Frontispiece: City of New York from Brooklyn Heights, steel engraving, George R. Hall after A. C. Warren.
Title page: Dome of the Capitol, steel engraving, E. P. Brandard after Harry Fenn [lower left: “HF”]
[pp. 1-22: Highlands and Palisades of the Hudson, with Illustrations by Harry Fenn]
p. 1: Poughkeepsie and its Founderies at Night, wood engraving, William H. Morse after Harry Fenn [lower edge of upper image: “W.H.M.fc. / H. Fenn”].
p. 2: The Hudson, south from Newberg, wood engraving, after Harry Fenn [within image, lower left: “HF”].
p. 3: On the Old Newburg Toll-Road, wood engraving, after Harry Fenn [below image, lower left: “HF”].
p. 4: The Storm-King and Cro’Nest, wood engraving, E. P. Brandard after Harry Fenn [lower right: “HF”; illegible wood-engraver’s signature lower left].
p. 5: West Point, and Scenes in Vicinity, wood engraving after Harry Fenn.
p. 6: St. Mary’s Church at Cold Spring, wood engraving after Harry Fenn [lower right: J.G. Smithwick”].
p. 7: Glimpse of the Hudson from Fort Putnam, wood engraving after Harry Fenn [lower left: “H. Fenn”].
p. 8: View South from the [West Point] Academy Grounds, wood engraving, Frederick William Quartley after Harry Fenn [lower right: “F. W. Quartley”].
Opp. p. 9: West Point and the Highlands, steel engraving, S. V. Hunt after Harry Fenn [in plate lower left: “H.Fenn 1868”].
p. 10: The Hudson at “Cozzens’s,” wood engraving.
p. 12: Anthony’s Nose, from the Western Shore, wood engraving.
p. 13: Near Anthony’s Nose at Night, wood engraving.
p. 15: Anthony’s Nose from Iona Island, wood engraving after Harry Fenn [lower left: “HF”].
p. 16: View from Peekskill, wood engraving, after Harry Fenn [lower right: “HF”].
p. 17: The Hudson, north from Peekskill, wood engraving, after Harry Fenn [lower right: “HFenn”].
p. 19: A Misty Morning on the Hudson / The Hudson at Yonkers, wood engraving.
p. 20: The Palisades, wood engraving, after Harry Fenn [lower left: “HF”].
Opp. p. 21: Mouth of the Moodna, on the Hudson, steel engraving, W. Wellstood after David Johnson [in plate, lower left: “DJ 1869”].
p. 22: At the Foot of the Palisades, wood engraving after Harry Fenn [lower left: “HF”].
[pp. 23-46: Philadelphia and its Suburbs, with illustrations by Granville Perkins]
p. 23: Chestnut-Street Bridge, Philadelphia, on the Schuylkill, John Filmer after Granville Perkins [lower left: “GP”; lower right: “Filmer”].
p. 24: Scenes in Philadelphia, wood engraving, after Granville Perkins.
p. 26: Tower and Steeple, Independence Hall, wood engraving, Henry Linton after Granville Perkins [lower left: “G.P”; lower right: “H. Linton”].
p. 28: Fountains in Philadelphia, wood engraving, W. Richards after Granville Perkins [lower left: “GP”; lower right: “W. Roberts sc.”].
p. 30: Navy-Yard, wood engraving, William H. Morse after Granville Perkins [lower left: “GP”; lower right “W.H.M.”].
p. 32: Coal Depot, Richmond, on the Delaware, wood engraving, Allen Measom after Granville Perkins [lower left: “GP”; lower right: “A. Measom”].
p. 33: Philadelphia, from below the South-Street Bridge, wood engraving, Alfred Harral after Granville Perkins [lower right: “GP”; lower right: “Alf. Harrals”]
p. 34: Wire Bridge at Fairmont, wood engraving, John Filmer after Granville Perkins [lower left: “GP”; lower right: “Filmer”].
p. 35: Fairmount Waterworks, wood engraving, after Granville Perkins [lower left: “GP”].
p. 37: View from West Park, wood engraving, after Granville Perkins [lower left: “GP”].
p. 38: Rockland Landing on the Schuylkill, wood engraving, John Filmer after Granville Perkins [lower left: “GP”; lower right: “Filmer”].
p. 39: The Schuylkill—View from Landsdowne, wood engraving, after Granville Perkins [lower left: “GP”].
p.40: Schuylkill above Belmont, wood engraving, John Filmer after Granville Perkins [lower left: “GP”; lower right: “Filmer”].
Opp. p. 40: Philadelphia from Belmont (West Park), steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood after Granville Perkins.
p. 41: Old Bridge on the Wissahickon, wood engraving, after Granville Perkins [lower left: GP”].
p. 42: Drive along the Wissahickon, wood engraving, after Richardson after Granville Perkins [lower left: GP”; lower right: “Richardson sc.”].
p. 43: Wissahickon, near Paper-Mill Bridge, wood engraving, John Filmer after Granville Perkins [lower left: GP”; lower right: “John Filmer sc.”].
p. 45: Scenes on the Wissahickon: Mouth of the Wissahickon / Old Log Cabin—Bridge on the Wissahickon / Wissahickon Falls, wood engravings.
p. 46: On the Wissahickon at Sunset, wood engraving.
[pp. 47-60: Scenes in Northern New Jersey: with Illustrations by Jules Tavernier]
p. 47: Scene on the Passaic, wood engraving, John J. Harley after Jules Tavernier [lower left: “Harley”; lower right: “Jules Tavernier”].
p. 48: Eagle Rock, Orange, wood engraving, Allen Measom after Jules Taverner [lower left: “A. Measom”; lower right: “Jules Tavernier”].
p. 49: Washington Rock, wood engraving, Allen Measom after Jules Taverner [lower left: “A. Measom sc.”; lower right: “Jules Tavernier”].
p. 51: Ramapo River, wood engraving, Allen Measom after Jules Taverner [lower right: “A. Measom sc.”].
p. 52: Terrace House and Thorn Mountain, wood engraving, Allen Measom after Jules Taverner [lower left: “A. Measom sc.”; lower right: “JT”].
p. 53: Breakwater, Ramapo, wood engraving, Allen Measom after Jules Taverner [lower left: “A. Measom sc.”; lower right: “Jules Tavernier”].
p. 54: Little Falls, wood engraving, N. Orr & Co. after Jules Taverner [lower left: “N. Orr & Co.”; lower right: “Jules Tavernier”].
p. 55: The Passaic, Below Little Falls, wood engraving, John J. Harley after Jules Taverner [lower left: “Jules Tavernier”; lower right: “Harley sc.”].
p. 57: Passaic Falls, wood engraving, Allen Measom after Jules Taverner [lower left: “A. Measom sc.”; lower right: “J. Tavernier”].
p. 59: The Passaic below the Falls, wood engraving, Alfred Harral after Jules Tavernier [lower left: “Alfred Harral”; lower right: “Jules Tavernier”].
p. 60: Near Greenwood Lake, wood engraving, Measom after Jules Tavernier [lower right: “W. Measom”]
[pp. 60-96: The Valley of the Connecticut, with illustrations by J. Douglas Woodward]
p. 61: Valley of the Connecticut, wood engraving, after J. D. Woodward.
Opp p. 80: Connecticut Valley, From Mount Tom, steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood after J. D. Woodward.
[pp. 97-115: Baltimore and Environs, illustrated by Granville Perkins]
Opp p. 97: The City of Baltimore, from Druid-Hill Park, steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood after Granville Perkins.
p. 97: Washington Monument, wood engraving, after Granville Perkins.
p. 116: The Catskills, wood engraving, after J. C. Carpenter.
Opp. p. 126: Sunrise, from South Mountain, Catskill, steel engraving, S. V. Hunt after Harry Fenn.
p. 134: The Juniata, wood engraving, after Granville Perkins.
p. 146: On the Ohio, after Alfred R. Waud.
Opp. p. 161: City of Cincinnati, steel engraving, William Wellstood after A. C. Warren.
Opp. p. 165: City of Louisville, steel engraving, E. P. Brandard after A. C. Warren.
p. 168: The Plains and the Sierras, wood engraving, after Thomas Moran.
Opp. p. 176: Emigrants Crossing the Plains, steel engraving, H. B. Hall after F. O. C. Darley.
Opp. p. 201: Californians Lassoing Bear, steel engraving, F. Holl after F. O. C. Darley.
p. 204: The Susquehanna, after Granville Perkins.
Opp. p. 216: The Susquehanna, steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood after Granville Perkins.
p. 229: Boston, wood engraving, after J. D. Woodward.
Opp. p. 233: Boston, from South Boston, steel engraving, E. P. Brandard after J. D. Woodward.
p. 253: Lake George and Lake Champlain, wood engraving, after Harry Fenn.
Opp. p. 256: Lake George, steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood after J. W. Casilear.
p. 276: Mount Mansfield, wood engraving, after Harry Fenn.
p. 288: Valley of the Housatonic, wood engraving, after J. D. Woodward.
Opp. p. 289: The Housatonia, steel engraving, S. V. Hunt after A. F. Bellows.
p. 318: The Upper Mississippi, wood engraving, after Alfred R. Waud.
Opp. p. 321: The City of St. Louis, steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood after A. C. Warren.
p. 353: Valley of the Genesee, wood engraving, after J. D. Woodward.
p. 370: St. Lawrence and the Saguenay, wood engraving, after James D. Smillie.
Opp. p. 384: Quebec, steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood after J. D. Woodward.
p. 395: Eastern Shore, wood engraving, after J. D. Woodward.
Opp. p. 401: Beverly Coast, Massachusetts, steel engraving, S. V. Hunt after J. F. Kensett.
p. 414: The Adirondack Region, wood engraving, after Harry Fenn.
Opp. p. 425: Adirondack Woods, steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood after J. M. Hart.
p. 436: The Connecticut Shore of the Sound, wood engraving, after W. H. Gibson.
Opp. p. 444: East Rock, New Haven, steel engraving, S. V. Hunt after C. G.[sic] Griswold.
p. 452: Lake Memphremagog, wood engraving, after J. D. Woodward.
p. 457: The Mohawk, Albany and Troy, wood engraving, after J. D. Woodward and Harry Fenn.
p. 471: The Upper Delaware, wood engraving, after J. D. Woodward.
p. 477: Water-Falls at Cayuga Lake, wood engraving, after J. D. Woodward.
p. 482: The Rocky Mountains, wood engraving, after Thomas Moran.
Opp. p. 488: The Rocky Mountains, steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood after W. Whittredge.
p. 503: The Canons of the Colorado, wood engraving, after Thomas Moran.
p. 512: Chicago and Milwaukee, wood engraving, after Alfred R. Waud.
Opp. p. 528: City of Milwaukee, steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood afterA. C. Warren.
p. 529: A Glance at the Northwest, wood engraving, after Alfred R. Waud
p. 540: The Mammoth Cave, wood engraving, after Alfred R. Waud
p. 543: New York and Brooklyn, wood engraving, after Harry Fenn.
Opp. p. 557: Terrace, Central Park, steel engraving, G. R. Hall after Charles G. Rosenberg.
p. 566: Washington, wood engraving, after W. L. Sheppard.
Opp. p. 569: Washington, from Arlington Heights, steel engraving, R. Hinshelwood after W. L. Sheppard.

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