Lot 186 of 455:
Dutton's Atlas of the Grand Canyon  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$3,900
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Title:
Atlas to Accompany the Monograph of the Tertiary History of the Grand Cañon District
Author:
Dutton, Clarence E.
Place:
Washington
Publisher:
Julius Bien
Date:
1882
Description:

Title-page, contents list, & 22 double-page plates, including color lithographed maps, lithographs of the canyon by W.H. Holmes, a striking chromolithograph by Thomas Moran, etc. (Folio) 50x42 cm (20x17¼"), original gilt-lettered cloth.

Inscription at the top of the title page reads: "D.L. Brown - Oct. 14th, 1886. Secured at the suggestion of Capt. C.E. Dutton, U.S.A." A magnificent collection of maps and views that has elicited superlatives from every critic, and is certainly worthy of Francis Farquhar's description of it as "one of the greatest if not the greatest of all grand canyon books."

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Lot Amendments
Condition:
Staining and rubbing to cloth with top corners bumped, some fraying at spine ends; volume a bit shaken with hinges cracked; interior sound with light offsetting, dampstain to bottom edge not affecting images; overall very good.
 
Item number:
302841
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