Mini-Panorama of San Francisco

Recently sold by http://www.liveauctioneers.com 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.

More on this type of panorama at the bottom of this page:

http://www.stephenherbert.co.uk/muychron02b.htm

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