Lot 18 of 627:
Grand Canyon Through the Stereoscope  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$960
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
The Grand Cañon of Arizona Through the Stereoscope

Author:
Dellenbaugh, Frederick S.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood

Date:
1908

Description:

Descriptive text by F.S. Dellenbaugh. 18 stereoscope cards with accompanying 64 page booklet. 2 maps, including one folding. 17x8.5 cm (6¾x3½"), original gilt lettered brown cloth, housed together in the original two-part box.

A wonderful collection of Grand Canyon scenes with excellent descriptive and historical commentary by Colorado River explorer/ethnographer Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh. The images include a photograph of Thomas Moran, the noted western American artist, sketching from an outcropping high above the canyon. Quite scarce and seldom found complete.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Pages detached from binding staples and reattached with archival tape; light wear to cloth of book and case; very good.


 
Item number:
280717
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