January 15, 2020 01:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Two Scarce Western North Carolina Titles

[Mountain Scenery. The Scenery of the Mountains of Western North Carolina and Northwestern South Carolina] by Henry E. Colton, Philadelphia: Hayes & Zell, 1859, bound in cloth, gilt lettering to cover, with four full page black and white illustrations, Sabin 14792, 7-1/2 x 4-3/4 in.; [Descriptive Illustrated Guide-Book to North Carolina Mountains] by Ida Chunn (North Carolina, c. 1854-1942), New York: E. J. Hale & Son, Publishers, 1881, in original wrappers, with five tipped in black and white photographs, 7 x 4-3/4 in.

Provenance:Collection from an Important American Family


both with wear to extremities, bumped corners, pages with scattered toning, foxing, and creasing; [Mountain Scenery] missing folding map; [Descriptive Illustrated Guidebook] in original wrappers with front wrapper detached, covers with several losses and tears

Estimate: $300 - $500
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