Lot 194 of 305:
Dutton's Atlas of the Grand Canyon  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$5,100
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:

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. 20x17¼, original gilt-lettered cloth. 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."

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear to cloth; two views (Plates 17 & 18) with pencil markings; a few short marginal tears, one plate with tape repair on verso; overall very good.


 
Item number:
212123
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