Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 325

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(WEST.) Hayden, Ferdinand V. Sun Pictures of Rocky Mountain Scenery. 30 mounted albumen photographs by Andrew Joseph Russell. viii, 150, [1] pages. 4to, contemporary 1/2 morocco, worn, coming detached from text block; intermittent foxing; inscribed on flyleaf by the author to the wife of Senator Cornelius Cole of California, 1940 Zeitlein bookseller's tag on rear pastedown. New York, 1870

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The Russell photographs depict the route of the Pacific Railroad in Wyoming, Utah, and the Sierra Nevada, including the Mormon Tabernacle and a view of Salt Lake City; they originally appeared in his 1869 Great West Illustrated. The Hayden text is mainly devoted to the geology of the Rockies along the rail route. Flake 3920; Goldschmidt, Truthful Lens 81; Howes H337 ("aa"); Sabin 31007.