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ULTRA RARE CORNERSTONE of WHITE MOUNTAINS HISTORY-- Wm Oakes 1847 PROSPECTUS
Boston, S. N. Dickinson, Printer: William Oakes, 1847. Near Fine Condition, the plates entirely free of foxing. [Publisher's Prospectus. Oakes, William.] VIEWS OF THE PROFILE MOUNTAIN AND THE PROFILE ROCK, OR THE "OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN," AT FRANCONIA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, ON TWO PLATES, WITH DESCRIPTIVE LETTER PRESS. BOSTON, 1847. (Below the last line of printed text is a manuscript note in ink in Oakes' hand, " Price one dollar." Folio, 16 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Front wrapper (title page), blank front endpaper, descriptive letter press page titled "The Profile Rock," lithograph plate by Bufford of same, descriptive letter press page titled, "The profile Mountain," lithograph plate by Bufford titled, "Profile Mountain at Franconia, New Hampshire, blank rear endpaper, and printed rear wrapper. We are aware of only one other copy in the trade in the last fifty years, sold by a specialist dealer who, having never seen one before, referred to it as "One of, if not the premier White Mountain item.". [Attributes: First Edition]
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