Lot 29 of 455:
Art Work of Seattle and Alaska  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$450
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Art Work of Seattle and Alaska

Author:
[Harney, W. D.]

Place:
Racine, WI

Publisher:
The W. D. Harney Photogravure Co.

Date:
1907

Description:

9 volumes. Illustrated with 80 photogravure plates from photographs by Asahel Curtis & others, with tissue-guards. 27 leaves of text. (Folio) 14x11", maroon wrappers with cloth spines, front covers decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. First Edition.

The photographs were taken by Frank H. Nowell, W. P. Romans, Asahel Curtis, Thomas W. Tolman and Wylie T. Dennison. The gravures are printed in sepia, blue or green tints, which are crisp and clear. The photogravures depict people, agriculture, mountains, landscapes, dog sled teams, totem poles, Eskimos, ships, and various aspects of life in the Pacific Northwest. "A magnificent work, relating mostly to Alaska, with many fine full-page tinted plates" - Decker 26:6; Wickersham 412.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some fading, fraying and wear to covers and spine; light internal toning; overall very good.


 
Item number:
306698
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