Granite Crags

By: Cumming, C. F. Gordon

Price: NZ$435.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fair


1/2" chip to middle of spine cloth. A section of the fore-edge of the rear board measuring 1 2/3" by 1/4" has been nibbled away by a mouse, not affecting text block. A couple of 3/8" chips to cloth at edges of boards near upper corners. Moderate rubbing and fading and staining to cloth boards and spine. Top page edges dust stained. Gutter broken at front hinge. Binding loose. Untidy owner's signature and address on contents leaf. Owner's signature dated 1884 on verso of frontispiece. The last of the plates has a 1 1/2" x 2" dampstain. Tissue guards present to all plates.; viii, [2], 384 pages + 8 photo-engraved plates (including frontispiece) + folding map + 24 pages advertisements. Grey cloth boards with silver and brown illustration on front board. Page dimensions: 207 x 138mm. The illustrations are titled: The Sentinel Rock; Looking Down the Valley; The Yo-Semite Fall; Indian Camp beside the Merced River; Glacier Point; The May Floods in the Valley; The Nevada and Vernal Falls; View of the Sierras from Sentinel Dome.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall

Title: Granite Crags

Author Name: Cumming, C. F. Gordon

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood and Sons: 1884

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 6825