New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1845. Hardcover. A Hudson Valley delight, stunning volume containing 20 hand-colored lithographs by Edwin Whitefield of native American flowers pictured with landscapes behind.
Many views of the Hudson River region and Pennsylvania region. Hudson River views include near the city of Hudson, Otsego Lake, Fort Montgomery, near Verplanck's Point, Poughkeepsie, the entrance of the Highlands near Garrison, Albany, Staten Island, Constitution Island opposite West Point, Fishkill Creek, Harlem. Pennsylvania & New Jersey views include Wyoming Valley, Buttermilk Creek, Tioga, Cattawissa, Nineveh, Juniata & Passaic Falls.
Small 4to, 256pp, letterpress and 20 hand colored lithographs. Handsomely bound in a black gilt decorated morocco gift binding with flower covered trellises & urns of flowers, birds & squirrels abounding. Slightly bumped at extremes, lightly shelf rubbed, otherwise a very nice copy. Very good + condition. Item #8040