Burnham, Parry, Williams & Co. Baldwin Locomotive Works. Illustrated Catalogue of Locomotives. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1881. Second Edition. 153 pgs. 18 mounted albumen photographs. Some wear to corners and covers o/w VG. $1250


Downey, W.D. Cabinet Portrait Gallery. Reproduced from Original Photographs by W. & D. Downey. Fourth Series. London: Cassell and Company Limited, 1893. Complete, 36 fine, high quality Woodburytypes measuring 5.5″ x 3.75″ mounted on very thick card stock of prominent personalities of the day. W&D Downey issued 5 series of these volumes in the early 1890s, each with 36 Woodburytypes. All 36 are present in this volume. The contents pages can be seen above. Images in fine condition, book is VG. $350


Egypt, Nubia, and Ethiopia. Illustrated by one hundred stereoscopic photographs taken by Francis Frith for Messrs. Negretti and Zambra. With descriptions and numerous wood engravings, by Bonomi…and Notes by Samuel Sharpe. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1862. 240 pages with all 100 stereoscopic photographs. Number XLVI is mounted as a frontispiece. The first few pages including the title page are loose, not bound. The volume has waterstains fortunately avoiding touching the actual tipped-in photographs. There is some tape repair on some of the pages. Most images are good-very good although some of the pages have serious foxing. All the images are shown above and the condition of each is well presented. This rare volume has achieved the following prices in the past decade: PBA Galleries, 8/14/14, $4200; Swann Auction Galleries, 10/17/14, $5000; James E. Arsenault & Company, 2018, $12,500. Given the condition of this current volume, it is offered at $2000.

   
Harrington, Charles. Summering in Colorado. Hardcover, illustrated with 13 tipped-in photographs by Joseph Collier. The book is 158 pages with several additional ad pages. Original brown cloth, stamped in gilt title on cover. Produced in 1874 by Richards & Co. in Denver and had between zero and 15 photographs tipped-in. This copy, as indicated has 13. It was published to promote tourism. The images are mostly very good with minor fading on one or two. All images are illustrated. The title page is missing and the front cover is starting. There is wear at ends and corners. G-VG. $950

 
Second Annual Report of the Department of Public Works of the City of New York, for the Year ending April 10,1872. New York: Martin B. Brown, 1872. 236-page hardcover book with 7 tipped-in photographs by Rockwood, NY. Original brown cloth, gilt title stamped on cover. Each image has a sheet of tissue paper over it. Some foxing as shown. Chip at top of spine. G. $500





Smyth, C. Piazzi. Teneriffe, An Astronomer’s Experiment: or, Specialities of a Residence Above the Clouds. London: Lovell Reeve, 1858. First edition. Contains 19 of 20 original tipped-in stereographs. This is the first book issued with mounted stereographs. This gold-bound hardcover has “St. Mary’s Road School, Peckham,” impressed on cover. First marbled fly is separated and has “First Reward. Edward Herbert. Diligence, Punctuality and Good Conduct, Christmas 1864. B.E.” written on it as this volume was given to the student as a “First Reward.” The one missing stereograph, No. 18, has a photographic copy laid in, not adhered to the page as are the other original stereographs. Some rubbing at edges, a.e.g. VG. $1500

   
The Stereoscopic Magazine: A Gallery of Landscape Scenery, Architecture, Antiquities, and Natural History, accompanied with Descriptive Articles by Writers of Eminence. Vol. 1. London: Lovell Reeve, 1858. Bound volume containing 50 mounted stereoviews. Ten are by Roger Fenton, 1 by H. Taylor; 1 by William Walker. One is tinted. The front cover is detached, the back cover is missing. Pages and images in very good condition. Rare. $1500

               
Woodbury, Augustus, Chaplain of the Regiment. A Narrative of the Campaign of the First Rhode Island Regiment, in the Spring and Summer of 1861. Providence: Sidney S. Rider, 1862. Signed by John R. Bartlett at top right of the title page. There are 17 tipped-in photographs in the book. The frontispiece is a photo of Burnside, 4.5″ x 3.5.” The rest of the images are CDV size. Titles are: Rev. Augustus Woodbury; Major Balch; Falls Church; Fairfax Court House; Sudley Church, Bull Run; Hetacomb at Sudley Church where over 100 Federal troops were buried; Mathews’ House used for a hospital during Battle; Sudley Ford and Church, Bull Run; Sudley Ford, Bull Run; Stone Bridge, Bull Run; Fortifications at Manassas; Earl Carpenter; Col. J.S. Slocum; Lieut. Prescott; Long Bridge Across the Potomac; & Stone Church Centreville. The images are in VG-E condition. There are also many steel engravings of generals, scenes, Lincoln, etc. bound in as well a map of Bull Run. The book measures 10.25″ x 7.25,” in original old boards. There is an old waterstain along the top of the volume, which can be seen along the top of many pages and down to center on the title page. The images are not effected by the waterstain. There are some old newspaper reviews laid in. A very rare volume with 17 tipped-in photos. All copies that I have been able to find have just one image tipped-in. G. $3000