Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings - 1810 to 1816 (American focus)

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Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
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Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)
Port Folio War of 1812 Collection, 19 Engravings  - 1810 to 1816  (American focus)

Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: Bradford & Inskeep and Others, Port Folio
Date Published:
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 3584

Description

A fantastic collection of Port Folio prints" in very good+ condition from the Port Folio Magazine. Very early and in some cases possibly the first publishing of the subject. Each engraving has been washed and deacidified. Condition very good+.

Year Title Individual Price for Reference only

1810 Copy of the Medal presented by Congress to Commodore Preble $145

1813 Capture of the British Sloop of War Frolic of 24 guns, by the U.S. Sloop War Wasp of 18 guns $225

1813 William Bainbridge, Esq. of the United States Navy $125

1813 James Lawrence Esqr. Late of the United States Navy. $225

1813 James Lawrence Esq. $395

1814 Peacock & L'Epervier $250

1814 O.H. Perry Esqr. of the United States Navy $150

1814 Wm. Henry Allen Esq. late of the United States Navy $125

1814 Capt.' M.C. [JD] Elliott, US Navy $125

1815 Battle of Niagara (Lundy's Lane) $275

1815 South-east view of Sackett's harbour $250

1815 Attack on Fort Oswego $250

As with the many magazines that followed it, The Port Folio included numerous illustrations. These are some of the earliest images of North American views available to the general public and they are quite scarce today. 1815 A View of the Port of Buffaloe - Lake Erie $200

1815 A Plan of Fort Sandusky $195

1815 Lt. Col. Croghan $195

1815 James Biddle, Esq. of the United States Navy $145

1815 Major General Harrison $275

1816 Battle Monument in Baltimore $175

1816 Major General Brown, US Army $175

The Port Folio was a new type of American magazine, "Devoted to Useful Science, the Liberal Arts, Legitimate Criticism, and Polite Literature." It was a product of the new century, appearing first in January 1801. It began as a weekly issue until 1809, when it became monthly until its demise at the end of 1827.


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