11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00AMCalender

Travel Ephemera, New England, Far West, Worlds Fairs, and International, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Approximately Twenty-nine I

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


Travel Ephemera, New England, Far West, World's Fairs, and International, Late 19th and Early 20th Century, Approximately Twenty-nine Items, including: A Map of the White Mountains, 1853, in publisher's cloth boards; Katharine Abbott's Trolley Trips on a Bay State Triangle, c. 1897; Summer in New England, 1924; a pamphlet on Lake Winnipesaukee published by the Boston & Maine Railroad; Salt Lake City in Photo-Gravure from Recent Negatives, c. 1892, in publisher's boards; Views along the Denver & Rio Grande R.R., accordion-style, in publisher's pictorial boards; a similar publication entitled Maintou and Vicinity, Pike's Peak Railway; souvenir brochures from the Philadelphia Centennial of 1876 (including the Visitor's Guide), and from the Chicago World's Fairs of 1893 & 1894; The Celestial City, Fredericton, New Brunswick, and the St. John River, for the Tourist and Sportsman, with map; and several international guides, including Bacon's Up to Date Atlas and Guide to London; a guide to Moscow from 1956; a brochure from the Hamburg Line from 1899; and others including a print of the Gerber baby.
Estimate $150-200

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Katharine Abbott, Denver, Fredericton, Hamburg, London, Moscow, Philadelphia, Salt Lake City