Two antique books on Yellowstone National Park, 1890, used rare

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: May 27, 2016
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Two antique books on Yellowstone National Park, 1890, used rare

Practical Guide to Yellowstone National Park, 1890, by A. P. Guptill. Pioneer Press Company, 124 pages. Hardback. 7" by 4 5/8 inch. In fairly good condition. Outside cover good, some edge wear. Binding good with exception noted in pictures. Some water stains.

Yellowstone National Park, The World's Wonderland. Arranged and Copyrighted by W. C. Riley. Published by the Northern News Co., St. Paul, Minn. 1880s. Engraved by Chas Frey, Frankfort, Germany. Rare and unique book of 70 engravures of the various features of Yellowstone National Park. The book measures closed about 5 3/4" x 7 1/2" and the engravures are printed on one continuous strip of paper, folded into 11 leaves; pages all fold out as an accordion or can be individually turned to view. Great gold gilded front to the book, but it is edgeworn. The book has partially separated at the spine. Some page protector inserts remain, but are frayed around the edges, which accounts for the fraying seen in some of the photos. Picture and page quality is very good. Please study the pictures and description before bidding, and ask questions if you are unclear about anything. Be sure the item is what you want before purchasing, because I DO NOT take returns. I am not an expert in any field. I find interesting things
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