View of Broadway and City Hall, New York

Book title: Sermons, preached in the Tron church, Glasgow

Chalmers, Thomas.

Sermons, preached in the Tron Church, Glasgow. Glasgow, Printed at the University Press for John Smith, etc., 1819.

8vo, contemporary blue straight-grain morocco, gilt borders on sides, gilt edges.

The fore-edge painting is a view of New York City, showing Broadway and the City Hall in the 1820's. A very interesting and unusual subject, American scenes depicted in fore-edge paintings being quite rare.

I. Title.

Fore-edge/fanned to the right
Cities & Towns
Horseback riding
Carriages & coaches
Government facilities