PHOTOGRAPHY. MITCHELL (REUBEN) Photographic Views in Bolton and Neighbourhood, FIRST EDITION, 12 albumen prints, 1868
Lot 149
PHOTOGRAPHY. MITCHELL (REUBEN) Photographic Views in Bolton and Neighbourhood, FIRST EDITION, 12 albumen prints, 1868
Sold for £2,500 (US$ 4,231) inc. premium
Lot Details
MITCHELL (REUBEN)
Photographic Views in Bolton and Neighbourhood, FIRST EDITION, 12 large albumen prints (approximately 285 x 220mm.), mounted one per page, tissue guards, each with letterpress description, contemporary half morocco, gilt lettered "Photographic Views" on upper cover, worn [not in Gernsheim, Incunabula], folio (485 x 385mm.), Bolton, Printed at the Old Post Office, Bradshawgate, by John Booth, 1868

Footnotes

  • SCARCE. A complete copy with fine large views, the skies heavy with clouds, of noted buildings in the Bolton area. Includes modern buildings (Bolton Bank, built 1862-3; Park Street Chapel, built 1863, both designed by George Woodhouse), and ancient (Smithills Hall; Turton Tower; Free Grammar School; Worsley Old Hall, etc.). The work is dedicated to local Bolton M.P., John Hick. See illustration at page 94.

Saleroom notices

  • The illustration to Lot 149 is to be found at page 90, and not as stated.
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