[Item #60343] Black Hills Views. SOUTH DAKOTA, PETERSON, CARWILE, publishers.

Black Hills Views

Deadwood, SD: Peterson & Carwile, [ca 1903]. First Edition. Oblong octavo (18cm x 27cm). Publisher's pebbled cloth, titled in gilt on front cover; title page, [2]pp text + 63 photographic illustrations (halftones) on 31 unnumbered leaves. Mild external soil; marginal thumb-soil to a few leaves and child's pencil scrawl faintly visible on the margins of two plates. Still a complete, Very Good copy.

Uncommon souvenir view book of Deadwood, Lead City, Hot Springs and vicinity, with many views of gold mining operations around Deadwood as well as several Native American portraits on the Crow and Sioux reservations (one captioned extremely offensively), city views, the spas at Hot Springs, etc. Two dozen or so copies in institutional collections, but not frequent in commerce; this a rather nice copy. JENNEWEIN (Black Hills Booktrails) 231.

Price: $450.00

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