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Green-wood illustrated : in highly finished line engraving, from drawings taken on the spot / By James Smillie ; With descriptive notices, by Nehemiah Cleaveland.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Rural cemeteries of America.
Rural cemeteries of America. Green-wood.
Originator
Cleaveland, Nehemiah, 1796-1877.
Smillie, James, 1807-1855.
Publication
New York : Published by R. Martin
Date
1847.
Description
6 parts in case ([1] leaf, [2], 93, [7] p., [19] leaves of plates) : ill., map ; 37 cm.
Notes
Bound in part 5 is a notice "To our subscribers," stating that the series will be extended by six parts to include Mount Auburn cemetery. The extension ultimately comprised eight parts.
Gift of Franklin Reed, 1984.
Library also holds second copy bound with Mount Auburn illustrated.
Original publication in parts with printed paper covers. Covers dated 1846-1847.
Part 1 includes added engraved title page, with vignette, and with title: Green-wood in 1846 by N. Cleaveland ... c1846.
Part 6 includes the printed title page, with copyright date 1847 on verso, and half-title page reading: The rural cemeteries of America. Green-wood.
Parts 4-6 have cover title: The rural cemeteries of America.
GUSN
154336
Call Number
Rare F129.B7 G756
Descriptive terms
Cemeteries
Cemeteries.
Places
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Greenwood Cemetery (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
New York (State) New York Brooklyn.

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