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BILES, [James Norman
[Original Poster Art Maquette]: "Dominion Over Palm and Pine"
[1901]. Near Fine. Unbound. Original maquette for a large travel poster or broadside. 20.5" x 27". Pen and ink and watercolor in thick paper with six areas left blank, presumably for the application of photographs. Signed "Biles" in ink in lower right. Light wear, very near fine. Travel poster advertising California attractions. The blank areas have been labeled in the appropriate blank spaces as: "Cactus Garden, Stanford University"; "Date Palms, San Gabriel Mission"; "A Shasta Yellow Pine"; "The Cloister, Santa Clara College"; "A Mountain Giant"; and "Palms, State University Grounds." Faint pencil notes in the blank areas - probably instructions to a printer, it doesn't appear any images were affixed. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States]
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