Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 316

Price Realized: $ 1,062
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
(WEST.) George G. Street. Che! Wah! Wah! or, The Modern Montezumas In Mexico. Folding map, frontispiece plate in blue and black, one additional plate after page 92, 33 mounted albumen photos, and text illustrations. 115 pages. Tall 8vo, publisher's green gilt cloth pictorial, minor wear, skillfully rebacked with most of original backstrip laid down; minor dampstaining, photo leaves a bit warped as usual. Rochester, NY: E. R. Andrews, 1883

Additional Details

The privately published narrative of an excursion on the Denver & Rio Grande Railway from Chicago to Colorado, New Mexico, El Paso, TX, and Chihuahua, Mexico. It is illustrated with 33 photographs by R.D. Cleveland, one of the tour participants. A list of the 64 participants is given (mostly cashiers, freight agents and other clerical types from a variety of rail lines), as well as the 15 staff including the cooks and waiters. Adams, Rampaging Herd 2187; Palau 322926.