Lot 1 of 522:
Ansel Adams frontispiece silver print  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$510
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Reminiscences of Outdoor Life
Author:
Kent, William
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
A.M. Robertson
Date:
1929
Description:

[iii]-xii, 305 pp. Foreword By Stewart Edward White. With original silver print frontispiece of Mount Tamalpais; 12 halftone plates from photographs. 19.8x14 cm (7¾x5½"), cloth-backed boards, paper spine label. First Edition.

While not credited, the frontispiece is by Ansel Adams. William Kent, who grew up in Marin County in the 1870's, is today best remembered for donating to the federal government the land that became Muir Woods National Monument. Bookseller's label on rear pastedown.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light edgewear to jacket; a hint of sunning along volume's foot; about fine in like jacket.
 
Item number:
301667
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