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 and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-154336

Description

6 parts in case ([1] leaf, [2], 93, [7] p., [19] leaves of plates) : ill., map ; 37 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Cemeteries
Cemeteries.

Originator

Cleaveland, Nehemiah, 1796-1877.
Smillie, James, 1807-1855.

Publication

New York : Published by R. Martin

Description

6 parts in case ([1] leaf, [2], 93, [7] p., [19] leaves of plates) : ill., map ; 37 cm.

Notes

Original publication in parts with printed paper covers. Covers dated 1846-1847.
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.
Part 1 includes added engraved title page, with vignette, and with title: Green-wood in 1846 by N. Cleaveland ... c1846.
Parts 4-6 have cover title: The rural cemeteries of America.
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.

Call Number

Rare F129.B7 G756

Places

New York (State) New York Brooklyn.
Greenwood Cemetery (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)

Variant Title

Rural cemeteries of America.
Rural cemeteries of America. Green-wood.