Lot 480 of 541:
Californian Pictures in Prose and Verse 1878  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$60
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Californian Pictures in Prose and Verse

Author:
Avery, Benjamin Park

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Hurd & Houghton

Date:
1878

Description:

344 pp. Wood engraved plates. 8¾x6¼, original publishers green cloth stamped in gilt and black, all edges gilt. First Edition.

Includes mention of John Muir, discussing his theory that glacial action was the main force in shaping Yosemite Valley, and noting that Muir "combines the feeling of a poet with the patient observation of a scientist". Cowan p.24.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine leaning, light extremity wear; very good.


 
Item number:
272513a
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