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Picturesque America

Picturesque America

illustrations from the original 1874 edition, colored in the style of the period. The mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, waterfalls, shores, canyons, valleys, cities, and other picturesque features of our country by eminent American artists.

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Published by American Heritage Pub. Co.; distribution by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      StatementOriginal pref. by William Cullen Bryant, pref. to this ed. by Oliver Jensen.
      ContributionsJensen, Oliver Ormerod, 1914- ed., Bryant, William Cullen, 1794-1878, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE168 .P59
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (chiefly col. illus.)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5427115M
      ISBN 100070324611
      LC Control Number73021908
      OCLC/WorldCa797789


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