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Hickman, William, author, illustrator.

Sketches on the Nipisaguit : a river of New Brunswick, B.N. America / by William Hickman, B.A.

Halifax, N.S. : Published by John B. Strong, bookseller and librarian ; London : Day & Son, Lithographers to the Queen, Gate Street, Lincoln's-Inn Fields, 1860.
Physical Description:
[4], ii, 2, [2], 2, 2, [6], 2, [2] pages, 8 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 38 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
T 629 (F0A)
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Lithographs by F. Jones, after William Hickman.
"Published at £2. 2s."--Abbey.
The binding includes an inserted ticket that reads "This volume was lithographed, printed, & bound by Day & Son, Gate Strt, London, W.C."--Abbey
The plates are tinted lithographs (two tints).
Sabin, No. 31706 lists the title as "Sketches on the Nissisaguil, a River of New Brunswick" and the date as "1861".
Abbey, J.R. Travel in aquatint and lithography, 1770-1860, 629
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 31706
Toronto Public Libraries. Bibliography of Canadiana, 3988
BEIN Egdk N62 +860h: In manuscript on t.p.: "Miss Sampson with the author's compts".
BAC: British Art Center copy is the Abbey copy. Plates are hand-colored. Bound in publisher's purple cloth, blind-blocked, gilded edges, lettered in gilt within elaborate gilt design on the front cover, yellow endpapers. Includes ticket described by Abbey.
Subject Terms:
Hickman, William -- Presentation inscription to Miss Sampson.
Nepisiguit River (N.B.).
New Brunswick -- Description and travel.
New Brunswick -- Pictorial works.
Sampson, Miss -- Presentation inscription from W. Hickman.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1860.
Jones, F. (Lithographer) active 1860, lithographer.
Strong, John B. publisher.
Day & Son, printer, publisher.

  • Plates: No. 1. Above the Grand Falls
  • No. 2. The Grand Falls
  • No. 3. The camp, Grand Falls
  • No. 4. Portage below the Little Falls
  • No. 5. Morning at the Mid Landing
  • No. 6. The Pabineau Falls
  • No. 7. Shooting a rapid
  • No. 8. The Town of Bathurst.

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