The Grand Canon of Arizona, Through the Stereoscope. Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh.

The Grand Canon of Arizona, Through the Stereoscope

New York / Meadville, PA: Underwood & Underwood / Keystone View Company, 1908. First Edition. Complete with 18 albumen silver print stereoviews [8 cm x 15.5 cm] on gray Keystone mounts [9 cm x 18 cm] with titles beneath the image and lengthy descriptions on the reverse . 64-page (matching brown cloth) descriptive booklet present in the elusive dust jacket. Both the views and booklet are housed in a box and slipcase [19 cm x 12 cm x 5 cm] Title, publisher and bands gilt stamped on the spine of the slipcase. Very good. Fold-out map [35 cm x 3 cm] of the Grand Canyon of the Colorado laid in at the rear of the booklet. Smaller map shows the locations of the stereoviews. This set was originally produced by Underwood and Underwood, and was continued by Keystone after their purchase of Underwood and Underwood. Keystone slipcase and mounts the booklet is Underwood and Underwood. Item #6911

The booklet contains a thirty-two-page introduction about the park by C.A. Higgins. This is followed by detailed descriptions of all eighteen views, that is edited by Dellenbaugh. Nice collection of views showcasing the wonders of the Grand Canyon and the Colorado River, with description of the views by Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh. Uncommon complete.

"Since the publication of Major Powell's reports thousands of other observers have come, some looking into the great gulf with the gaze of the scientist, some with the artist's 'inward eye,' keen to appreciate the miraculous, overwhelming beauty of it all, in form and light-and-shade and color," - pg. 28 from 'How the Canyon Was Explored.

Price: $400.00

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