Statement of responsibility: from drawings by W. H. Bartlett ; engraved in the first style of the art, by R. Wallis, J. Cousen, Willmore, Brandard, Adlard, Richardson, &c. ; the literary department by N. P. Willis.
Content: Added engraved title pages, which read: American scenery, by N.P. Willis, Esq., illustrated in a series of views by W.H. Bartlett ...
Content: Originally issued 1837-1840 in 30 monthly pts. and in 7 quarterly pts. Title pages and other preliminaries in pt. 30 and pt. 7, respectively.
Content: Imprint on added title pages: London : George Virtue ; New York : R. Martin & Co.
Content: Imprint on covers of quarterly pts.: London : Published for the proprietors by G. Virtue.
Content: Vol. 1: iv, [iii]-iv, 140 p.,  leaves of plates; v. 2: iv, 106 p.,  leaves of plates.
Content: Illustrations: 119 prints (incl. added title pages) : etching ; full-page. By R. Wallis (13), J. Cousen (7), J.T. Willmore (11), R. Brandard (12), H. Adlard (8), G.K. Richardson (5) and 27 others, after W.H. Bartlett (111), T. Creswick (6) and T. Doughty (2). -- Stipple-engraved port. of Bartlett, by B. Holl, after H. Room; full-page map, drawn and engraved by W. Hughes. "In a few copies the plates are hand-colored"--BAL.
Content: Issue in 30 pts.: Each pt. in buff paper covers. Prospectus on p.  of covers of pt. 1; publisher's advertisements on p. , p.  and  or p. [2-4] of other pts. List of subscribers inserted in pt. 1. Publisher's notices and/or additional publisher's advertisements inserted in pts. 1-2, 5, 15 and 30; note on publisher's binding inserted in pt. 30.
Content: Issue in 7 pts.: Each pt. in quarter dark brown leather, gilt, and illustrated bright green paper boards. List of subscribers and publisher's advertisements inserted in pt. 1; publisher's advertisements inserted in pt. 7.
Additional physical form: Text and selected images also available in electronic form, digitized by The New York Public Library, as part of: A Hudson River portfolio.
Language: Legends to the ill. in some copies in English, French and German.
Ownership: IID c. 1: Lenox Library.
Ownership: IID c. 2: Astor Library.
Ownership: IID c. 3: Earl of Caithness (armorial bookplate).