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Cooke, George, 1781–1834

A series of views of the most remarkable localities celebrated for picturesque beauty of historical and other associations / exquisitely engraved by Cooke, from original drawings ; 34 plates.

Additional Title(s):

At head of title: Scenery of America, North and South.

[London] : [Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown, Paternoster Row], [1812]
Physical Description:
[2] leaves, [34] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 21 x 28 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E165 .C66 1812+ Oversize
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Imprint information from plates. Variously dated from April to November, 1812.
With engravings by George Cooke, John Byrne, and Henry Cook; after Samuel Owen, Alexander von Humboldt, and W. Alexander.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original printed wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Cuba -- Pictorial works.
Mexico -- Pictorial works.
South America -- Pictorial works.
United States -- Pictorial works.
Steel engravings -- 1812.
Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, publisher.
Byrne, John, 1786-1847, engraver.
Cook, Henry, fl 1800-1845, engraver.
Owen, Samuel, 1768-1857, illustrator.
Humboldt, Alexander von, 1769-1859, illustrator.
Alexander, William, 1767-1816, illustrator.

  • Falls of Niagara - Pasaic Falls from the east
  • Pasaic Falls from the south
  • Fall of Montmorenci
  • Great Falls of the Potomac
  • Views on the rivers St. Lawrence and Hudson
  • Quebec
  • Pierced Island, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence
  • Wright's Ferry on the Susquehanna
  • Natives of Oonalashka and their habitations, at Nootka Sound
  • View of St. Anthony's Noses, on the North River
  • Province, New York
  • Georgetown and City of Washington
  • View on the River Schuylkill, near Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia, from the Great Tree, Kensington
  • East view of Baltimore
  • Natural rock bridge in Virginia
  • Roseau, Island of Dominica
  • Harbour and city of Havanna
  • Peak of Orizaba, from the Forest of Xalapa
  • Coffen of Perotte
  • Volcanoes of Puebla, as seen from the city of Mexico
  • Chimborazo, from the Plain of Tapia
  • Cascade of the Vinagre
  • Fall of Tequindama
  • Passage of Quindin, in the Andes
  • City of St. Sebastian
  • Rio de Janeiro
  • The Aquaduct at Rio de Janeiro
  • Island of St. Thomas
  • Palace of the Incas, at Canar
  • Uncommon bridges in South America
  • Natural bridges of Icononzo
  • Paramaribo
  • Buenos Ayres
  • The Aboma snake, and the Arrowauka female.

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