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  M & S Library Number: 25233
 

    Fine Views of Newport

     

    (RHODE ISLAND). NELSON, THOMAS and SONS. Oil Coloured Views of Newport, R.I. and the Neighbourhood. [Slipcase title]. London, Edinburgh &: Thomas Nelson and Sons, [Ca. 1870?]. 12mo. 16 pp. of letterpress. Eleven splendid colored lithographed cards, one double card size. Orig. gilt, blue & turquoise printed & pictorial slipcase. Orig. cardboard slipcase worn on edges; torn half way across into the word "Newport", with some soiling. Sound. Contents very good. $375.00

     

    Includes "View of Newport," "The Beach," "Redwood Library," "Old Mill Lawton's Valley," "The Boathouse Landing," "The Old Stone Mill," "The Avenue & Ocean House Hotel," "Washington Square," "Purgatory [Hill]," "The Pond. Lawton's Valley," and "The Glen." The "oil coloured views" are very attractive.

    NUC records one copy of an [1856] mounted in a scrapbook with our title, and another complete copy which they date "187-". The letterpress discusses construction on the Redwood Library in 1859.

 

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