Auction 103, Lot 699

"Cities on Stone Nineteenth Century Lithograph Images of the Urban West", Reps, John W.

Subject: Reference Books

Period: 1976 (published)


Color: Black & White

11.2 x 9 inches
28.4 x 22.9 cm

Beautiful exhibition catalog of 19th century lithographed western city views sponsored by the Amon Carter Museum. Includes a review of the historical origins of the bird's-eye city view, the early development of lithography and biographical details of the little-known city view artists. 99 pp., including a list of the 143 views included in the exhibition, 51 of which are reproduced in full-color. Hardbound in green linen, gilt title on spine, with original pictorial dust jacket.


Condition: A

Book fine and clean. Dustjacket has some slight wear with a few small tears on back portion of jacket.

Estimate: $50 - $60

Sold for: $0

Closed on 6/11/2003