Lot 191: Picturesque California Edited by John Muir

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Lot 191: Author: Muir, John, editor; Title: Picturesque California: The Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Slope; Place Published: New York and San Francisco; Publisher: J. Dewing Publishing Company; Date Published: [1888]; Description: 10 volumes. Various paginations. Illustrated with etchings, photogravures, wood engravings, etc. by eminent American artists. (Folio) 40x30.5 cm (15¾x12"), original blue cloth, pictorially decorated in black.Superb array of etchings, engravings and photogravures from works by important Western artists, including Thomas Moran, Julian Rix, Frederic Remington, Thomas Hill, and many others. Besides editing the work, Muir provided seven articles. Cowan p.486; Kimes 175. Condition: Bindings with some wear and soiling, free endpapers replaced throughout; a few spots of staining, mostly marginal; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $500-800
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