White Mountains Franconia New Hampshire 1892 Pollock photogravure view booksBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
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[New Hampshire- White and Franconia Mountains- 19th century tourism- view books- 36 lovely photogravure plates].
Souvenir of the White Mountains and Vicinity. A Collection of Photogravures with Descriptions of the Most Picturesque and Interesting Places in the White Mountains and Vicinity, by Charles Pollock.
1892, Boston, Charles Pollock.
Cloth bindings, oblong format, covers lettered in gilt.
Two examples of this scarce work, one with 24 photogravures, each with descriptive tissue guard, the second with 12 views with lettered descriptive guards. Includes numerous views of long gone grand hotels, cog railway, etc.
A few views are detached, couple perhaps slightly trimmed down margins or with bent corners, all remain mostly clean and attractive. One is minimally ex-libris
Beautiful printing, soft visual quality unique to the method and era.
Books measure: 7" H X 9 1/8" W.
Set along shelf measures: 1 1/8".