Auction 92, Lot 474

"Yosemite Illustrated in Colors", Cheney, Warren

Subject: California

Period: 1890 (dated)

Publication: H.S. Crocker (publisher)

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 13.5 inches
27.9 x 34.3 cm

Illustrated with thirteen color lithographs of Yosemite, by W. H. Hansen and Carl Dahlgren. Each plate has a poem by Harry Dix on the tissue guard. The plates are printed on heavy stock and are superb examples of early chromolithography. Original embossed cloth binding.

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Condition: C

Severe water damage to binding, but plates suffered only minimal damp stain at edges, well away from the images. Some light foxing in text.

Estimate: $350 - $400

Sold for: $250

Closed on 9/13/2000

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