Mexico City Visits New York City

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61. BULLOCK, William, Jr. (artist). Description of the Panorama of the Superb City of Mexico, and the Surrounding Scenery, Painted on 2700 Square Feet of Canvas, by Robert T. Burford, Esq. from Drawings Made on the Spot, at the Request of the Mexican Government, By Mr. W. Bullock, Jr. Now Open for Public Inspection at the Rotunda, New-York. New York: Printed by E. Conrad, No. 11 Frankfort-St. Price, One Shilling, 1828. [1-3] 4-16 pp., folded lithograph plate: Explanation of a View of the City of Mexico, exhibiting in the Panorama, Leicester Square [divided into two images: upper image: 13 x 40 cm (including key); lower image: 13.5 x 40 cm (including key); overall sheet size: 29.6 x 45 cm. 8vo (22 x 14 cm), original pale slate blue wrappers, new stitching. Wraps wanting two corners, upper wrap repaired, lower wrap with small split, upper wrap and title page lightly stained at upper left, upper blank margin of first few leaves wanting a small area. Interior, including plate, very fine. Preserved in a clamshell case of grey cloth and blue and grey marbled paper

     American Imprints 32522. Sabin 9219. The text and the plate are the same as in the previous entry. The New York printer used a superior quality of paper than the Boston edition. For notes on the work and its author, see preceding entry.


Sold. Hammer: $500.00; Price Realized: $612.50.

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