Lot 173 of 703:
Travels in the Southwest with postcards & photos  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$420
Estimate:
$700 - $1,000

Title:
"Rambles in the Winter of 1930-31" - handmade travel memoir with newspaper articles written by Howe, photographs, postcards, etc.

Author:
Howe, Irving H.

Place:
No place

Publisher:

Date:
1930-31

Description:

84 pp. With mounted cliipped newspaper articles by Irving Howe written for the Madison County Leader and Observer, of Morrisville, NY; 55 mounted photographs or real-photo postcards; 82 mounted color postcards; 2 mounted tintypes; 25 mounted illustrations clipped from various sources. 28x21 cm (11x8¼"), cloth covers, string-bound with a shoelace. 

The Howe family escaped the snow-clad hills of New York State for the warmer climes of the Southwest and Southern California, with Irving Howe's impressions reported back to his home-town newspaper. Besides the articles, the travelogue is noteworthy for the many illustrations with color and real-photo postcards in addition to snapshots of New Mexico and Arizona (with many of Native American interest), the sights and scenes of the California Southland, and more. 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Normal wear, paper within on which the material is mounted is darkening and getting brittle; very good overall.


 
Item number:
298025
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