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[Western Americana - Original Photographs] Harrington's, "Summering in Colorado," 1874 with 15 Original Photographs of Colorado

(Harrington, Charles E. - text) Collier, John (photographer). SUMMERING IN COLORADO. Denver: Richards & Co., Publishers, 1874. 7 3/4 by 5 1/4 inches in the original rust colored cloth with gilt titling to the upper cover. An important early Colorado publication published to promote tourism and settlement - this example with 15 original sepia-toned albumen photographs (including the portrait frontis bound in). The work is often described containing fewer photographs. 

Condition:

Complete in 158 pages plus four pages of ads at the rear. The frontis portrait and title page have separated but are present. The original photographs were pasted onto a heavier cardstock and a couple have separated from the binding. The tone of the photos is generally quite strong. There is wear to the corners, edges and head and tail of spine - otherwise VG.

Estimate: $500 - $750
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$780
04/04/2019

 

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