London: Printed by W.J. Goldbourn, 1849. 48pp. Disbound without wraps, else Very Good.
In 1847, an edition issued describing Banvard's panorama of the Mississippi River. "A much longer painting including the Missouri River was described in the pamphlet published in 1849" [Clark]. The pamphlet's first 24 pages are a biography of Banvard, "a self-taught artist." Pages 25-35 describe the painting; pages 36-44 describe "Life on the Mississippi." Pages 45-48 print resolutions and testimonials expressing admiration for Banvard's work
III Clark 271. Rader 247. Howes B110 and Sabin 3223 [recording the "Mississippi River" imprint]. Item #34829