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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; argiculture, 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; argiculture, 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 KnappRobert L RaleySamuel WalkerW MoorheadAll authors
Publisher: Boston: : Printed and published by Samuel Walker. ; [Philadelphia] 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., ©1834.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: 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,
OCLC Number: 84221456
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. [1] at end of v.2.
Index at end of v.2 on p. [501]-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. ([4], viii, [5]-427, [1], [12] leaves of plates; [2], viii, 507, [1], [29] 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.

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