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John Howard Hinton; Samuel L Knapp; Robert L Raley; Samuel Walker; W Moorhead; Abraham W Rushton; J Moorhead; William Burnett; W L Ormsby; James Archer; Thomas Ilman; Denison Kimberly; William Chapin; Joseph Andrews; Robert Smirke; William Guy Wall; John Trumbull; James Kidder; I Birch; William Croome; Thomas Cole; George Oakley; John Rubens Smith; William Goodacre; Alexader Jackson Davis; W H Bartlett; H Brown; Charles Burton; Conner & Cooke,; D. Sullivan and R. Reid,; Ilman & Pilbrow,; Archer & Boilly,; Woodcock, Thomas Swann,
|Notes:||Edition statement precedes illustration statement on t.p.
Originally published in London 1830-32; originally issued in monthly parts. Cf. Howes; Sabin.
V.1-2 have added engraved and illustrated title-pages with the title: History of America.
Preface signed S.L.R.
"Stereotyped by Conner & Cooke, New York."
Not in Hitchcock.
Plates engraved by W.L. Ormsby, Jas. Archer, Archer & Boilly, T. Illman, Illman & Pilbrow, T.S. Woodcock, D. Kimberly, W. Chapin, and J. Andrews after A.J. Davis, T. Cole, W.H. Bartlett, W.G. Wall, G. Oakley, J.R. Smith, W. Goodacre, H. Brown, J. Kidder, R. Smirke, C. Burton.
"Directions for the binder": p.  at end of v.2.
Index at end of v.2 on p. -507.
V.1 has running title: History of the United States; v.2 has running title: Topography of the United States.
Includes description of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania as well as a view of Philadelphia (engraved by J. Archer after J.R. Smith) and 2 views of its landmarks: Race Bridge at Fairmount Water Works (engraved by J. Andrews after C. Burton) and Eastern State Penitentiary (eng. by J. Archer after C. Burton).
|Description:||2 v. (, viii, -427, ,  leaves of plates; , viii, 507, ,  leaves of plates : ill., facsim., map, port. ; 29 cm.|
|Other Titles:||History of the United States
Topography of the United States
History of America
|Responsibility:||Edited by John Howard Hinton, A.M. ; Assisted by several literary gentlemen in England and America. ... ; Illustrated with numerous engravings.|
- United States -- History -- Pictorial works.
- United States -- Description and travel.
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Description and travel.
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Pictorial works.
- Historic buildings -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Pictorial works.
- Historic buildings -- United States -- Pictorial works.
- Historic buildings.
- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
- United States.