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Yosemite Illustrated in Colors.

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
416
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

Description:

Yosemite Illustrated in Colors. San Francisco: H.S. Crocker & Co., 1890. First edition, large quarto, illustrated with thirteen chromolithographs after original watercolor sketches by H.W. Hansen; original oil sketches by Carl Dahlgren; and pen and ink sketches by H.W. Hansen; text by Warren Cheney; poems by Harry Dix; bound in publisher's half suede and cloth boards, minor foxing to tissue guards, 13 1/2 x 10 3/4 in.
Subjects illustrated include: Sentinel Rock, Bridal Veil, El Capitan, The Cascades, The Three Brothers, Vernal Falls, Cathedral Spires, Nevada Falls, Cathedral Rock, Yosemite Falls, The Half Dome, General View, The Snow Plant.
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Warren Cheney, David Spinney, Harry Dix, California, Geography of California, Half Dome, Merced River, Nevada Fall, Vernal Fall, Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park

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