Lot 197 of 435:
The first Yellowstone guidebook  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$450
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Wonders of the Yellowstone Region in the Rocky Mountains; Being a Description of its Geysers, Grand Canyon, Waterfalls, Lake and Surrounding Scenery, Explored in 1870-71.
Author:
Richardson, James
Place:
London
Publisher:
Blackie & Son
Date:
1874
Description:

xiv, [2], 256 + 4 ad pp. Two folding maps; 21 woodcut plates, including frontispiece. (8vo), 19x12½ cm (7½x5"), original green cloth stamped in gilt and black. First English Edition.

The first guidebook to Yellowstone and an account of the author's explorations in 1871-2. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Corners and spine ends worn, spine toned; short tear to one map, rear hinge cracked; about very good.
 
Item number:
291550
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