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MAGNUS, Charles [1826 - 1900]

Published by Charles Magnus & Co. 12 Frankfort St, New York (1860)

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About this Item: Charles Magnus & Co. 12 Frankfort St, New York, 1860. No binding. Condition: Very Good. Nice Illustrated Magnus letter sheet, showing Halifax, Image size: 7-1/4 x 4-3/4. inches on paper 9 x 11 ½ inches. Edges chipped, otherwise very good. A series of souvenir prints issued by the New York firm of Charles Magnus & Co. Beginning around the middle of the nineteenth century, regular and bird's-eye views of North American cities became very popular. These were originally issued in a large folio size, but publishers, such as Magnus, soon realized that there was a market for smaller versions of these prints. Magnus was perhaps the most prolific of these publishers and he issued his small engravings in different formats. Some were issued with black painted margins, some with plan margins, and some as illustrations on lettersheets. Such letter sheets preceded postcards as useful mementoes. Seller Inventory # 3080

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MAGNUS, Charles [1826 - 1900]Charles Magnus

Published by Charles Magnus & Co. 12 Frankfort St., New York (1860)

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About this Item: Charles Magnus & Co. 12 Frankfort St., New York, 1860. No binding. Condition: Very Good. 1st. Nice Illustrated Magnus letter sheet showing Prescott, Ontario from Ogdensburgh Harbour, on the St Lawrence. Image size: 4 1/2 x 7.5" inches on paper 9 1/4" x 11 1/4" inches. (Few frayed corners) Circa 1850's? A series of souvenir prints issued by the New York firm of Charles Magnus & Co. Beginning around the middle of the nineteenth century, regular and bird's-eye views of North American cities became very popular. These were originally issued in a large folio size, but publishers, such as Magnus, soon realized that there was a market for smaller versions of these prints. Magnus was perhaps the most prolific of these publishers and he issued his small engravings in different formats. Some were issued with black painted margins, some with plan margins, and some as illustrations on lettersheets. Such letter sheets preceded postcards as useful mementoes. Seller Inventory # 2328

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MAGNUS, Charles [1826 - 1900]

Published by Charles Magnus & Co. 12 Frankfort St, New York (1860)

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About this Item: Charles Magnus & Co. 12 Frankfort St, New York, 1860. No binding. Condition: Good+. 1st Edition presumed. Nice Illustrated Magnus letter sheet, showing Kingston, on Lake Ontario. Paper edges all chipping otherwise very good. Image size: 4 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches on paper 9 x 11 ½ inches. A series of souvenir prints issued by the New York firm of Charles Magnus & Co. Beginning around the middle of the nineteenth century, regular and bird's-eye views of North American cities became very popular. These were originally issued in a large folio size, but publishers, such as Magnus, soon realized that there was a market for smaller versions of these prints. Magnus was perhaps the most prolific of these publishers and he issued his small engravings in different formats. Some were issued with black painted margins, some with plan margins, and some as illustrations on lettersheets. Such letter sheets preceded postcards as useful mementoes. Seller Inventory # 3149

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MAGNUS, Charles [1826 - 1900]

Published by Charles Magnus & Co. 12 Frankfort St, New York (1860)

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About this Item: Charles Magnus & Co. 12 Frankfort St, New York, 1860. No binding. Condition: Very Good+. 1st Edition presumed. Nice Illustrated Magnus bird's eye view letter sheet, showing "Hamilton, Canada West". Image size: 4 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches on paper 9" x 11 inches. Very Good+ A series of souvenir prints issued by the New York firm of Charles Magnus & Co. Beginning around the middle of the nineteenth century, regular and bird's-eye views of North American cities became very popular. These were originally issued in a large folio size, but publishers, such as Magnus, soon realized that there was a market for smaller versions of these prints. Magnus was perhaps the most prolific of these publishers and he issued his small engravings in different formats. Some were issued with black painted margins, some with plan margins, and some as illustrations on lettersheets. Such letter sheets preceded postcards as useful mementoes. Seller Inventory # 3147

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MAGNUS, Charles [1826 - 1900]

Published by Charles Magnus & Co. 12 Frankfort St, New York (1860)

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About this Item: Charles Magnus & Co. 12 Frankfort St, New York, 1860. No binding. Condition: Very Good+. 1st Edition presumed. Nice Illustrated Magnus bird's eye view letter sheet, showing "Hamilton, Canada West". 4pp., was folded now flat, printed on front sheet only Image size: 4 ¾ x 7 inches on paper 8 1/2" x 10 ½ inches. Very Good+. A series of souvenir prints issued by the New York firm of Charles Magnus & Co. Beginning around the middle of the nineteenth century, regular and bird's-eye views of North American cities became very popular. These were originally issued in a large folio size, but publishers, such as Magnus, soon realized that there was a market for smaller versions of these prints. Magnus was perhaps the most prolific of these publishers and he issued his small engravings in different formats. Some were issued with black painted margins, some with plan margins, and some as illustrations on lettersheets. Such letter sheets preceded postcards as useful mementoes. Seller Inventory # 3148

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MAGNUS, Charles (1826-1900)

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About this Item: [New York, 1850. Copper printing plate. 6 5/8 x 9 1/2 inches, overall. The original matrix for a Magnus lettersheet view of Prescott, Ontario, Canada Prescott is on the north shore of the St. Lawrence River, directly across the river from Ogdensburg, New York, from whose harbor this view was drawn. Charles Magnus, was a print publisher, map dealer, bookseller and stationer working in New York City from 1850 to 1899 who issued over a thousand different letter sheets, maps, song sheets, envelopes, and separate prints. His best known works were views of North American cities. His early work includes pictorial letter sheets illustrated with such city views, buildings or newsworthy events such as railroad and ship disasters. During the 1850s he also printed and published lithographed maps, often incorporating the city views and decorations similar to those on the letter sheets. Seller Inventory # 27580

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MAGNUS, Charles (1826-1900)]

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About this Item: [New York, 1850. Copper printing plate. 5 5/8 x 8 1/4 inches, overall. The original matrix for a Magnus lettersheet view of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Hamilton is a harbour city in the center of the "golden horsehoe" at the western end of Lake Ontario in Canada. Charles Magnus, was a print publisher, map dealer, bookseller and stationer working in New York City from 1850 to 1899 who issued over a thousand different letter sheets, maps, song sheets, envelopes, and separate prints. His best known works were views of North American cities. His early work includes pictorial letter sheets illustrated with such city views, buildings or newsworthy events such as railroad and ship disasters. During the 1850s he also printed and published lithographed maps, often incorporating the city views and decorations similar to those on the letter sheets. Seller Inventory # 27577

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