Nov 25, 2014 - Sale 2368

Sale 2368 - Lot 94

Price Realized: $ 13,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(COLORADO.) Mathews, Alfred E. Canyon City, Colorado, and its Surroundings. Map, 5 plates. Large 4to, publisher's cloth, moderate wear, rebacked and recornered; a bit of marginal dampstaining to map, offsetting from plates, minor foxing, minor repairs to rear flyleaf. With undated ad leaf. New York, 1870

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A beautifully illustrated promotional book for what is now known as Cañon City in Fremont County. Eberstadt offered a copy in 1937, announcing that "we have never seen nor heard of another copy of this work." He sold his copy to Streeter, who sold it in 1968 (Streeter sale IV:2180). Only one has been known at auction since. Howes M410 ("b"); Sabin 46822. Only 3 copies in OCLC.