10-30-2016 10-30-2016
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2950B Boston
October 30, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Ives, Joseph Christmas (1829-1868) Report upon the Colorado River of the West.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2950B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 30, 2016 11:00AM


Ives, Joseph Christmas (1829-1868) Report upon the Colorado River of the West. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1861. Large quarto volume, illustrations, folding maps, contemporary half morocco, marbled paper boards, leather peeling, joints dry, 11 x 8 3/4 in.
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $300-400

Illustrations: Parts I & II: two large folding maps; full page profile "From the Big Sandy to the Colorado"; eight panoramic views; eleven full page engravings; eight full page colored plates of Indians (29 total); Part III: three full page lithographs; three palaeontology plates (6 total); 35 cumulatively.

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David Spinney, Washington, D.C.