Lot 33 of 382:
Photos of Santa Clara Valley 1904  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Vistas de San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley
Author:
Hare, Alice
Place:
Los Angeles
Publisher:
M. Rieder
Date:
1904
Description:

Accordion-style view book with 9 panels on each side, with large panorama on one side, and 16 smaller 18 halftone photographs. Folds to 15.7x11.5 cm (6¼x4½"), purple wrappers lettered in gilt.

Charming view book most notable for the panorama which takes up eight panels on one side; other views including the Hotel Vendome and Hotel St. James; a bird's-eye view of Saratoga; ditto of Los Gatos; a Santa Clara street scene with streetcar; Alum Rock Park; prune drying (for those who can stand the excitement); etc. OCLC locates four copies, at the University of California Berkeley, Southern Methodist University, Columbia University, and De Anza College.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some tarnishing/fading to the gilt on front wrapper; very good.
 
Item number:
311036
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