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The History and topography of the United States of North America, from the earliest period to the present time. : Comprising political and biographical history; geography, geology, mineralogy, zoology, and botany; agriculture, manufactures, and commerce; laws, manners, customs, and religion; with a topographical description of the cities, towns, sea-ports, public edifices, canals, &c. &c. Preview this item
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The History and topography of the United States of North America, from the earliest period to the present time. : Comprising political and biographical history; geography, geology, mineralogy, zoology, and botany; agriculture, manufactures, and commerce; laws, manners, customs, and religion; with a topographical description of the cities, towns, sea-ports, public edifices, canals, &c. &c.

Author: John Howard HintonSamuel L KnappSamuel WalkerW MoorheadAbraham W RushtonAll authors
Publisher: Boston: : Printed and published by Samuel Walker. Published also in Philadelphia, by W. Moorhead, 188 South Ninth Street, and A.W. Rushton, 97 Wood Street--in New York, by J. Moorhead, 357 Broome Street, and Wm. Burnett, 17 Ann Street--in Baltimore, by D. Sullivan and R. Reid--and by their agents and the periodical booksellers in the principal cities and towns in the Union. Stereotyped by Conner & Cooke, New York., 1834.
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Genre/Form: Intaglio prints
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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.,
OCLC Number: 191243317
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 [4] 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: [4], viii, [1], 6-427, [1] p., [13] leaves of plates; v. 2: [2], viii, [1], 4-507, [1] p., [29] leaves of plates. Last page of v. 1 blank.
"Directions for the binder."--V. 2, p. [508].
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].

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