Lot 1028: William Henry Jackson THE CANONS OF COLORADO c1890 Antique American West History & Photography Canyons Railroads Accordion Fold Brass Snap
October 22, 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Canons of Colorado. From Photographs by W. H. Jackson.
Author: William Henry Jackson - William Henry Jackson (April 4, 1843 – June 30, 1942) was an American painter, Civil War veteran, geological survey photographer and an explorer famous for his images of the American West. He was a great-great nephew of Samuel Wilson, the progenitor of America's national symbol Uncle Sam. [Courtesy Wikipedia]
Publisher: Frank S. Thayer, Publisher
Year: c. 1890
Binding Style: Hardcover
Pagination: 16 photographs
Width: 5.75" Height: 8.25"
Book Details: A collection of sixteen landscape photographs taken from originals by the famous frontier photographer W. H. Jackson.
Condition / Notes: This antique volume is bound in blindstamped cloth covers depicting the Royal Gorge. The covers have a flap with a brass fastening snap. There is light rubbing at the extremities. The binding is solid. The title page show light smudging. The sixteen photographs are clean and bright, printed on heavy stock, bound accordion-fashion.
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