Sale 18JJ02 | Lot 38

BURROUGHS, JOHN; MUIR, JOHN; and GRINNELL, GEORGE BIRD Harriman Alaska Expedition. Volumes I & II.

Catalogue: Hunting Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

Lot Details

Lot 38
BURROUGHS, JOHN; MUIR, JOHN; and GRINNELL, GEORGE BIRD Harriman Alaska Expedition. Volumes I & II.
New York: Doubleday, Page, and Company, 1902. First editions, two volumes. Publisher's green straight-grained cloth stamped in gilt. 10 x 7 inches; 383 pp., illustrated with photogravures after Edward S. Curtis and others, color-tinted plates, in text-illustration, etc. Bindings lightly rubbed with a slight lean, one headcap somewhat frayed, the first tissue-guard nearly detached.
In the summer of 1899, Edward H. Harriman organized the expedition of 25 scientists, authors and photographers to Southern Alaska. These works include 75 photogravures by Curtis. The exhaustive survey ran to twelve volumes but the first two volumes are often found as such.


Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $250 (includes buyer's premium)

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Hunting Books from the Collection of Arnold "Jake" Johnson

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