Sale 18BP01 | Lot 524


Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Lot Details

Lot 524
Denver: Richards & Co., 1874. First edition. Original orange cloth stamped in gilt. 7 1/2 x 5 inches (19 x 13 cm); [1], 158 pp., 4 pp. ads at rear, with 10 mounted albumen photographs on printed cards by J. Collier. Booklabel of Hugh Mathews, some minor spotting to boards and rubbing to spine tips and corners, a fine copy.
An attractive work designed to encourage tourism to Colorado, with fine photographs captioned in the negative of Central City, Boulder Canyon, Clear Creek Canyon, James Peak, Garden of the Gods, etc. The collation of the work is variable with copies reported with four to fourteen images, although ten seems to be most commonly encountered. NYPL 289 (citing 10 photographs); Adams Herd 554; McMurtrie & Allen Early Printing in Colorado 223; Margolis To Delight the Eye, 13.

C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Sold for $437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Sold for $437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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