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Grand Canon of Arizona through the Stereoscope: the Underwood Patent Map System Combined with Eighteen Original Stereoscopic Photographs
New York And London: Underwood & Underwood. Very Good. 1908. Softcover. A complete set of eighteen stereoviews and the accompanying softcover booklet with descriptions of the views and maps. In a hard brown slipcase box with edgewear and faded gilt on the spine. The view prints are in fine condition, with some bowing to the mounts. The booklet has light edgewear on its grey wrappers. Contains one tipped in folding map and one map plate. The folding map has a two inch tear and a fold split and shows the locations of the stereoviews. The photos show not just the typical South Rim panoramic views, but also scenes like a train over Canyon Diablo east of Flagstaff and many shots from below the rim. Grand Canyon painter Thomas Moran is in one view. Each mount has the full description on the back, with translations of the caption in five languages. The text with history and details on locales is by Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh, who accompanied John Wesley Powell on his 1871 expedition through the Canyon. ; B&W Photographs; 6 3/4" x 3 1/2"; 64 pp .
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