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Shaw, Joshua (1776-1860) The Landscape Album. Picturesque Views of American Scenery.

Auction:
3245T
Lot:
1256
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3245T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 08, 2019 12:00PM

Description:

Shaw, Joshua (1776-1860) The Landscape Album. Picturesque Views of American Scenery. Philadelphia: Published by Thomas T. Ash, 1831. Eleven hand-colored aquatint plates, including pictorial title-page, by John Hill after Joshua Shaw, and the following subjects: Falls of St. Anthony on the Mississippi; Oyster Cove; Hell Gate; Burning of Savannah; Passaic Falls, New Jersey; Norfolk, from Gosport, Virginia; Washington's Sepulchre Mount Vernon; Passaic River, Below the Falls; View of the North River; [and] Monument near West Point; rare on the market, each page matted separately, accompanied by the original half leather marbled-covered boards, all housed in an archival box; plates have some edge chipping, paper with J.M. Wilcox watermark, 16 3/4 x 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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John Hill, Joshua Shaw, Thomas T. Ash, Geography of New Jersey, Great Falls, National Register of Historic Places in Passaic County, New Jersey, New Jersey, Passaic County, New Jersey, Passaic River, Paterson, New Jersey, Watchung Mountains, Gosport, Philadelphia

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