NELSON'S GUIDE TO LAKE GEORGE AND LAKE CHAMPLAIN. Adirondacks, Northern New York, Nelson, Thomas Sons.

NELSON'S GUIDE TO LAKE GEORGE AND LAKE CHAMPLAIN. New York: T. Nelson and Sons, 52 Bleecker Street. Toronto: James Campbell and Son, n.d. [1860s?]. 10.5x16.5 cm, pp. [i-iii] iv [5] 6-32, 10 plates with color steel engravings made from photographs, one folded, disbound. Probably a later printing. According to Sabin, the earliest edition is dated 1858 and the work was reprinted in 1859 (see Sabin 52322). It had a color frontispiece (according to some authorities), ten color plates (one folded) and a map. According to the publisher's note (page ii): "The Steel Engravings with which this Work is embellished were executed from Photographs taken expressly for it by Mr. Holmes, of Broadway, New York, who was commissioned by the Publishers to visit the scenes represented." Cole 48. Plum 1193. A defective copy missing the pictorial wrappers as well as the frontispiece and map. (#167522).

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