Mini-Panorama of San Francisco

Recently sold by was a copy of the scarce

Mini-Panorama of San Francisco after Muybridge.

498.     [SAN FRANCISCO]. MUYBRIDGE, E[adweard] J[ames] (after). Views of San Francisco, Wittemann Bros., 45 Murray St., New York, Sole Agents for North America for Louis Glaser’s Souvenir Albums. Published & Copyrighted, 1880, by A.L. Bancroft & Co., San Francisco. Accordion-fold view book with 17 photolithograph images on a single sheet of glossy paper with 18 panels, including: Panoramic View of San Francisco [below image at left] From Photo. Copyrighted by E.J. Muybridge, extending across 6 panels, measuring overall 7.5 x 70 cm; image only: 6 x 67 cm; entire length of 18 panels: 200.5 cm, bound in original brown embossed covers (8.5 x 12.7 cm), gilt lettering on front cover: Views of San Francisco. On verso of last panel, oval purple ink stamp: C. Beach, Bookseller, Stationer, and News Dealer, 107 Motgomery [sic] St., S.F. Exceptionally fine and fresh. Very scarce. OCLC locates copies at Cornell, University of Illinois, University of New Mexico, and San Francisco Public Library.

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