Title: American Historical Prints Early Views of ...
Publisher: The New York Public Library, NY
Publication Date: 1933
Book Condition: Orig. navy cloth. Near fine.
Edition: First edition.
327 pages. 26 x 18 cm. Voluminously illustrated in black and white with reproductions of maps, paintings, watercolors, engravings, and lithographs. List of Towns and Cities. Index of Artists, Engravers, etc. Index of Subjects. KARPEL K317. " In 1930, I.N. Phelps Stokes presented his collection of American historical prints to The New York Public Library. This magnificent catalog was printed serially in the Bulletin of the New York Public Library 1931-1932, then issued as a separate volume. The introduction is a survey of the most important items in the collections, and discusses the general field and its importance to the study of American culture and history." Laid-in is the "Index To Illustrations In The Catalogue of The Stokes Collection of American Historical Views," 14pp. Owner inscription. Bookseller Inventory # 9643
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