The Yellowstone National Park in Photo Gravure

St. Paul, Minnesota: F. Jay Haynes & Bro. 392 Jackson St, 1887. First Edition. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Decorative cloth with mounted seia plate; 14.5" x 11.25"; [2] leaves of text + 25 lavishly printed sepia photogravures plates, each with protective tissue overleaf (one partial tissue), with floral patterned endpapers. (Inscribed 1890). A stunning volume of Haynes's photographs of Yellowstone Park, including views of Gardiner Canyon, Mammoth Hotel and Stages, Minerva Terrace, Great Falls of the Yellowstone, Hayden Valley, Yellowstone Lake, four different geysers including Old Faithful and fifteen other spectacular views (YELLOWSTONE). Chicago Photo-Gravure Co, Engravers. Brown Treacy & Co. Art Printers & Binders. Title in gold. Original brown cloth stamped in red and gilt. Wear to extremities, lower right corner bumped with minor loss to two leaves, a little cracking at lower hinge and tear at gutter of upper free endpaper; nonetheless a sound and very attractive copy. Very scarce.

$ 625.00