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|All Authors / Contributors:||
John Howard Hinton; Samuel L Knapp; Samuel Walker; W Moorhead; Abraham W Rushton; James Moorhead; William Burnett; D Sullivan; R Reid; W L Ormsby; William Croome; James Archer; William Guy Wall; John Trumbull; Robert Smirke; H Brown; Joseph Andrews; Thomas Birch; Denison Kimberly; Thomas Cole; William Chapin; Charles Burton; Thomas Illman; Alexander Jackson Davis; James Kidder; Thomas Swann Woodcock; George Oakley; John Rubens Smith; William Goodacre; W H Bartlett; Conner & Cooke,; Illman & Pilbrow,; Archer & Boilly,; Carter, Andrews & Co.,
|Notes:||The date of publication is absent from the title pages of some copies.
Copyright 1834 by Samuel Walker.
"Mode and condition of publication. 1st. The work will be printed in two volumes, quarto, and embellished with upwards of forty engravings. 2d. It will be published in parts, each part to contain two quarto engravings ..."--Page  of part wrappers. Cf. American Antiquarian Society copy 3.
Two states noted of v. 2, gathering "2C." In the first, the gathering is incorrectly imposed, with the pages printed in the order: 205, 210, 207, 208, 209, 206, 211, 212. In the second state the gathering is correctly imposed.
With added engraved title page.
Printed in two columns.
Illustrations by: William Croome; W.G. Wall; John Trumbull; [Robert] Smirke; H. Brown; T. Birch; T. Cole; C. Burton; A.J. Davis; J. Kidder; G. Oakley, Esq'r.; J.R. Smith; and W. Goodacre, Jun'r. Plates engraved by: W.L. Ormsby; James Archer; Illman & Pilbrow; Archer & Boilly; J. Andrews; Carter, Andrews & Co.; D. Kimberly; W. Chapin; T. Illman; and T.S. Woodcock.
Vol. 1: , viii, , 6-427,  p.,  leaves of plates; v. 2: , viii, , 4-507,  p.,  leaves of plates. Last page of v. 1 blank.
"Directions for the binder."--V. 2, p. .
|Description:||2 v. : ill., 1 map, 1 facsim. ; 29 cm.|
|Responsibility:||Edited by John Howard Hinton, A.M. assisted by several literary gentlemen in England and America. ; A new and improved edition, with additions and corrections, by Samuel L. Knapp. ; [Two lines of verse] ; Illustrated with numerous engravings. ; Vol. I[-II].|