COE, Benjamin H. (1799-1883). A New Drawing Book of American Scenery, Containing Thirty-Four Views From Nature. Boston: B.B. Mussey & Cp., 1849.

A rare drawing instruction book, with plates illustrating scenes throughout the Northeast, including Hudson, New York; Guilford, Connecticut, Cambridge and Andover, Massachusetts, and Portland, Maine. Benjamin Coe taught drawing and landscape painting in New York City and later New Haven. One of his students, Frederic Edwin Church, went on to become a famous American landscape painter.

Oblong octavo (173 x 260mm). 33 illustrations on 24 lithograph plates (mostly marginal spotting throughout). Original marbled boards, title label (rebacked, some rubbing).
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