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(Photo Album): Professionally Shot Nature Photography and North East Travel Album
New York / California / New Hampshire / Maine / Massachusetts: 1897-1920. Near Fine. Hardcover. Oblong quarto measuring 11.5" x 7". String tied, black cloth boards with gilt decorations. Contains 96 Silver gelatin black and white photographs measuring between 3" x 2" and 4.5" x 3.5". Some edgewear with some of the pages loose from the book, else near fine with fine photographs. A young man's travel album featuring pictures from 1897 through the 1920s. The compiler travels around different places including New York, California, New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts visiting several observatories, mountain ranges, lakes, and farms. There are also several photos of the city scape of New York City with overhead shots showing the rooftops of buildings, train tracks and stations. Photos from San Francisco show the Golden Gate Bridge while the man was walking on it. The photographs are all well done, if not professionally shot, and are well composed. There are nature photography shots featuring large and small lakes surrounded by foliage and winding forest paths as well as beautiful mountain photographs with snow caps and fog around the mountain. Mt. Agassiz, Mt. Hafayette, Eagle Cliff and Echo Lake are just a few of the places captioned in the photographs. Several animals are also pictured including cats, chickens from a poultry farm, cows, horses, and colts. There are some pictures of biking competitions with various people racing on bikes and one picture of two large tires with several people pushing them along. Each tire is double the height of the people around it. There ar … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Between the Covers (betweenthecoversrarebooks) [Gloucester City, New Jersey, United States]
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