THE RURAL CEMETERIES OF AMERICA: GREEN-WOOD bound with MOUNT AUBURN.

By: Cleaveland, Nehemiah, and Cornelia W. Walter.

Price: $425.00

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Book Condition: Good +


Small quarto (approx. 8 1/4" wide by 10 3/4" tall). Two works bound together with separate pagination. Both illustrated "in Highly Finished Line Engraving, From Drawings Taken on the Spot" by James Smillie. Green-Wood, with Descriptive Notices by Nehemiah Cleaveland was published in 1847, vii +108 pages of text . Frontispiece consists of an engraved map of Green-Wood plus four vignettes. Vignette on engraved title page, second title page, plus twenty other engravings, and in addition, two plates of patterns of railings. The second work, Mount Auburn, was published in 1851, and has Descriptive Notices by Cornelia W. Walter. 119 pages of text. Frontispiece consists of engraved map of Mount Auburn, plus one vignette, opposite engraved title page with another vignette, followed by a second title page. With seventeen additional engravings interspersed between pages of text, plus three pages of engravings of patterned railings. Full leather with gilt border on front and rear covers, four raised bands on spine with title of "Green - Wood" (only) and "Illustrated "in gilt on spine. All edges gilt. Covers scuffed, spine sunned. Some foxing throughout. Engravings have tissue guards. Located in Brookln, and founded in 1838 as a rural cemetery, Green-Wood is listed on the U.S. National Register of h Historic Places and as a U.S. National Historic Landmark. Mount Auburn, located on the borderline between Cambridge and Watertown, Massachusetts, was the first rural or garden cemetery in the United States. 102416A

Title: THE RURAL CEMETERIES OF AMERICA: GREEN-WOOD bound with MOUNT AUBURN.

Author Name: Cleaveland, Nehemiah, and Cornelia W. Walter.

Illustrator: Smillie, James

Categories: Cemeteries,

Edition: First

Publisher: New York, R. Martin: 1847 - 1851

Binding: hardcover

Book Condition: Good +

Seller ID: 000018205

Keywords: Cemetery, Graves. Funerals, Death,