Item #11553 Carlton E. Watkins: Photographs of the Columbia River and Oregon. Carlton E. Watkins, James Alinder, ed.
"I never had the time seem so long to me on any trip that I ever made from home and I am not half done with my work. In fact, hardly commenced."

Carlton E. Watkins: Photographs of the Columbia River and Oregon

Very Good. Item #11553
ISBN: 0933286147

Carmel-by-the-Sea: The Friends of Photography and the Weston Gallery, 1979. Oblong Quarto (23x28.5x1cm); partially paginated 32pp + [104pp]. Fifty-one full-page plates in sepia B&W with additional background and reference images. Photographic card covers over sewn gatherings. Front cover with a convex horizontal bow toward fore-edge, with some smudging to back. Gift inscription at top corner of first blank, else pages unmarked.

The first reproduction of the 51 mammoth plates made by Watkins from his Oregon expedition, re-discovered in the late 1970s and auctioned at record prices for the era.

Price: $50.00