Item #4028 [CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS]. [A COLLECTION OF SIX HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS FROM "THE GREAT WEST"]. Henry Howe.
[CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS]. [A COLLECTION OF SIX HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS FROM "THE GREAT WEST"]
[CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS]. [A COLLECTION OF SIX HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS FROM "THE GREAT WEST"]
[CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS]. [A COLLECTION OF SIX HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS FROM "THE GREAT WEST"]
[CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS]. [A COLLECTION OF SIX HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS FROM "THE GREAT WEST"]
[CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS]. [A COLLECTION OF SIX HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS FROM "THE GREAT WEST"]
[CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS]. [A COLLECTION OF SIX HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS FROM "THE GREAT WEST"]

[CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS]. [A COLLECTION OF SIX HAND-COLORED ENGRAVINGS FROM "THE GREAT WEST"]

New York: George F. Tuttle, 1858. First Edition. A quantity of six hand-colored engravings extracted from a bound volume of Howe's "The Great West," versos blank, evidence of offsetting from printed pages opposite, inner margins ragged where removed, somewhat browned. These are original engravings, NOT reproductions! Fair. Item #4028

A quantity of six original hand-colored engravings from Howe's "The Great West" (1858), suitable for framing. The full title of the book is instructive: "The Great West; Containing Narratives of the Most Important and Interesting Events in Western History - Remarkable Individual Adventures - Sketches of Frontier Life -Descriptions of Natural Curiosities."

The subjects of the engravings are:
1. Emigrant Camp
2. San Francisco (NB: this is a very early view!)
3. Heroism of a Pioneer Woman
4. Caravan of Emigrants for California
5. View in the Ruins of the Alamo
6. Gold Miners' Camp.

Price: $50.00

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