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KNEELAND, Samuel.

The wonders of the Yosemite Valley,

and of California ...

Stock Code
56858
Boston, Moore, 1871
£2,500

The photographs are credited to Soule, but it is now thought that he purchased the negatives from a California photographer, possibly Edweard Muybridge, to whose work these photographs have a strong affinity.

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Description

First edition. 4to, 71pp., text bordered in red, 10 mounted albumen prints within red borders by John Payson Soule, captioned in red, original tissue guards, 3 wood-engravings in text, original plum cloth decorated in gilt and black, lower cover and spine faded, all edges gilt, ex-libris Zadoc Long Free Library with label to front free endpaper and card pocket to rear pastedown, remains of small label to foot of spine, a very good copy.

Bibliography

NYPL Checklist, 233.

Stock ID:56858

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