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Niagara Falls) Gardner, James T.
Special Report of New York State on the Preservation of the Scenery of Niagara Falls, and Fourth Annual Report of the State for the Year of 1879. Parts I & II
Charles van Benthuysen & Sons, Albany, 1880. Barker, George. First edition. Folding engraved plate, 3 Maps and 9 Heliotype Prints in Part I. Part II has 2 Maps. ("Note - The heliotype prints are from photographic negative taken by Mr. George Barker of Niagara Falls. The prints are by the Heliotype Printing Company, of Boston.") 42; 96 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. With 9 Niagara Heliotypes by George Barker. With Notes by FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED from pp. 27 - 30, and the fine Heliotypes by Niagara Falls photographer GEORGE BARKER are interspersed throughout the text. GEORGE BARKER was a major American landscape photographer who lived and worked in Niagara Falls, NY and won many awards for the superb views typified by the fine mounted heliotypes used here in this government report. Upon his death in 1894, his negatives were purchased by Underwood & Underwood of New York. Crimson cloth lettered in gilt. Sectional title detached, else a BEAUTIFUL COPY Folding engraved plate, 3 Maps and 9 Heliotype Prints in Part I. Part II has 2 Maps. ("Note - The heliotype prints are from photographic negative taken by Mr. George Barker of Niagara Falls. The prints are by the Heliotype Printing Company, of Boston.") 42; 96 pp. 1 vols. 8vo [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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