Lot 13: Dutton's Grand Canyon with Atlas

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Lot 13: Author: Dutton, Clarence E. Title: Tertiary History of the Grand Ca?on District with Atlas Place Published: Washington Publisher: Government Printing Office Date Published: 1882 Description: Text volume: [2], xiv, 264 pp. Illustrated with 2 chromolithograph views after W.H. Holmes, 4 heliotype plates after photographs, and 36 other plates including a color double-page map, many other double-page charts, and views after Thomas Moran and H.H. Nichols. (4to) 29x23 cm (11?x9"), original calf cloth, rebacked and recornered with modern calf, original leather spine labels. Atlas Volume: 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. (folio) 50.5x44.5 cm (20x17?, original gilt-lettered cloth. Atlas with some wear to covers, front joint and hinge cracked; light dampstain to lower margin of atlas leaves at the gutter, just intruding into some of the images; plate 18, the Moran chromolithograph, with slight adhesion damage at the lower edge of the gutter (such damage often occurs - this is much less than usual). Very good overall. Provenance: Randall, 4/85 PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $4000-6000
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