[NORTH AMERICA — TRAVEL AND SPORTING PHOTOGRAPHY] — WILLIAM N. BEACH. 'AN OUTING IN THE CANADIAN ROCKIES [AND] ALASKA'. CA. 1933-1937
3,000 - 5,000 USD
- 'An Outing in the Canadian Rockies [and] Alaska'. Ca. 1933-1937
3 albums, oblong folios (10 x 15 1/4 in.; 255 x 386mm). 601 silver gelatin prints (from 2 3/4 x 4 9/16 in.; 70 x 115mm, to 8 x 10 1/4 in.; 202 x 260mm, though mostly 4 x 6 in.; 102 x 152mm) mounted onto stiff gray album leaves, Beach's signed Alaskan hunting licence and various contemporary newspaper clippings tipped in; occasional and minor toning. Full red morocco, bound by the Harcourt Bindery, covers with multiple gilt rules and decorative gilt cornerpieces, spines with raised bands in six compartments, second and fourth gilt-lettered, others with repeat overall gilt decoration, turn-ins with decorative gilt rules and cornerpieces, marbled endpapers; one or two minor nicks to spines. Vols. I & II with red cloth covered slipcases; some soiling.