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History of the United States
from the Earliest Period to the Administration of President Johnson


By J.A. Spencer, D.D. • Illustrated with highly finished Steel Engravings,
Including Historical Scenes and Full-length Portraits,
from Original Paintings by Leutze, Weir, Powell, Chappel, Nast, and other American Artists

Published by Johnson, Fry and Company
27 Beekman Street, New York
(1866-1868)


Original steel engravings over 150 years old
Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

Please click on the thumbnail images below to see an enlarged view of the entire sheet. The Darvill's digital watermark does not appear the actual vintage print.

DEATH OF CAPTAIN LAWRENCE
"DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP"

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

DEATH OF CAPTAIN LAWRENCE
"DON'T GIVE UP THE SHIP"

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

MINOR FOXING, MAINLY IN MARGIN

$30

DEATH OF GENERAL MONTGOMERY

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

DEATH OF GENERAL MONTGOMERY

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

DAMP STAIN TOP EDGE OF PAPER, WELL AWAY FROM IMAGE

$30

THE DEATH WARRANT OF MAJOR ANDRE

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

BATTLE OF BUNKER'S HILL

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

DAMP STAIN LEFT EDGE OF PAPER, SOME TONING AT TOP OF IMAGE

$25

PUTNAM'S ESCAPE AT HORSE NECK

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

PUTNAM'S ESCAPE AT HORSE NECK

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

SOME FOXING BELOW IMAGE

$25

TREASON OF ARNOLD

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

TREASON OF ARNOLD

from the original painting by C.F. Blauvelt

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

 

$30

THE DEATH WARRANT OF MAJOR ANDRE

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

THE DEATH WARRANT OF MAJOR ANDRE

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

 

$30

WASHINGTON'S INTERVIEW WITH HIS MOTHER

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

WASHINGTON'S INTERVIEW WITH HIS MOTHER

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

DAMP STAIN TOP EDGE, SOME FOXING

$25

BATTLE OF LAKE CHAMPLAIN

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

BATTLE OF LAKE CHAMPLAIN --- McDONOUGH'S VICTORY

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

DAMP STAIN TOP EDGE, SOME FOXING

$25

CAPTURE OF FORT TICONDEROGA

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

CAPTURE OF FORT TICONDEROGA

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

DAMP STAIN TOP EDGE, SOME FOXING

$25

GOV. STUYVESANT DESTROYING THE SUMMONS TO SURRENDER N.Y.

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

GOV. STUYVESANT DESTROYING THE SUMMONS TO SURRENDER N.Y.

from the original painting by W. H. Powell

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

DAMP STAIN RIGHT EDGE OF PAPER, FOXING

$25

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

BATTLE OF MONMOUTH

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

PAPER LOSS UPPER LEFT CORNER, DAMP STAIN, SOME MINOR FOXING

$25

BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK --- DEATH OF GENERAL LYON

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

BATTLE OF WILSON'S CREEK --- DEATH OF GENERAL LYON

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

MINOR FOXING

$30

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

DAMP STAIN TOP EDGE, MINOR FOXING

$30

BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

BATTLE OF BENNINGTON

possibly from a different publication; London Printing and Publishing Co Ltd

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

DAMP STAIN TOP EDGE, MINOR FOXING

$25

BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE

from the original painting by W. H. Powell

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

DAMP STAINS, FOXING

$25

BOARDING OF THE CHESAPEKE BY THE CREW OF THE SHANNON

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

BOARDING OF THE CHESAPEKE BY THE CREW OF THE SHANNON

possibly from a different publication; London Printing and Publishing Co Ltd

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

DAMP STAIN TOP EDGE, MINOR FOXING

$25

DECATUR'S CONFLICT WITH THE ALGERNINE AT TRIPOLI

(Click image above to see the entire plate, the Darvill's digital watermark does not appear on the actual antique engraving)

DECATUR'S CONFLICT WITH THE ALGERNINE AT TRIPOLI

from the original painting by Alonzo Chappel

Sheet size: about 10 11/16 x 7 1/8 inches (27.1 x 18.2 cm)
Image sizes vary, but are approximately 6 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches (17 x 14 cm)

TEXT OFFSETTING ON BACK OF PRINT THAT SHOWS THROUGH TO FRONT SOMEWHAT

$30

 

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