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A Map of the White Mountains of New Hampshire 1853. First Edition in Boards with 5 Views after Benjamin Champney on Seperate sheet. Map By George Bond.

By Benjamin Champney, George Bond and John Bartlett

Publisher: John Bartlett. Large brown cloth boards measuring 8" x 5", gilt and blindstamped. Map measures 17" x 15", Illustration sheet measures 15" x 10". FC disbound, rear good with a bit of a cloth pull upper right corner. Map has a short tear by/from the central crease on left. Fold toning and occasional foxing, Good+ to VG. Etchings (by Wallis) from Champney drawings are edge toned as well, VG+ to near fine condition. A favorite of mine, the Franconia Lake scene, is quite lovely in its simplistic beauty with a small dingy and pair of sightseers. The Bond map with the Champney views is to be considered a cornerstone to any collection of such material. Contrary to Bent The five lithographed views after Champney are not printed on the reverse of the map but rather are on a separate sheet behind the Map. Both sheets are printed on thicker paper than is noted on the more common and smaller folded version. In the past 30 years or so as a book dealer here in the White Mountains I have seen perhaps 8 examples of the larger two formats, this variation only one other time. Much easier to frame 2 sheets than to find 2 copies of this rarity References; Apt, Maps of the White Mountains of New Hampshire; Bent's Bibliography of the White Mountains; Cobb, Maps of New Hampshire to 1900; Historical New Hampshire Vol. 51, No's 3&4, 1996, (Beauty Caught and Kept: Benjamin Champney in the White Mountains.).

$1450.00

Bird's-Eye (Birds Eye) View of the White Mountains - Original Map, Circa 1880/90

By H. M. Snyder, Phila.

Philadelphia: H. M. Snyder, , 1880 Original map measuring 6.75" x 9.75" plus text titles and margins. A classic attributed to H. N. Turner in 1880. Printed on light map stock as was inserted into several books on the White Mountains during that era, likely from Eastman's or Osgood's. Very Good+ with several publisher fold/creases and one poorly trimmed edge. Image area complete and nice looking, ready to frame. Photos available. . Very Good.

$45.00

The Mount Washingtom Hotel and Resort: a Heritage of Optimism. (newcomen)

By Joel Bedor

NY: The Newcomen Society , 2003 24 illustrated pages + illustrated covers. Light stains and wear, near fine. Scarce.. First. NF. Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$18.00

The White Hills Their Legends, Landscape, and Poetry. Third Edition, 1887. Original Hardcover with an additional 11 Photogravure Plates.

By Thomas Starr King

Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1887 First printing from this publisher, this edition. A nice example of this classic in dark blue cloth bds., a nice ornately illustrated and bright binding in gilt. 403 illustrated pages. 60 woodcuts and an additional 11 photogravures which were not included in the previous editions. The photo plates are printed on very stiff stock and are alone worth the book price for their quality and historical nature. One in particular shows 2 men lounging along the top and side of a boulder overlooking Lake Winnepiseogee (Winnipesaukee) of simply 'Lake Winni' as locals call it. Also one of the old Crawford House with the train and tracks beside it, another rare view. Photos available. . Very Good+. Bagged for Posterity.

$85.00

Automobile Map of New Hampshire (SOUTH) 1904-1910

Walker Litho., 1910 A wonderfully large and colorful map by Walker, the largest and most significant map maker on the East Coast for several decades. 4 panels high by 10 panels wide, linen-backed. Good to VG condition. Actually showing a lot more than NH with Orange/Grafton to Lake Winnipiseogee (Winnipesaukee) and eastward to Buxton. ME;the southern border shows Rindge through Windham/Salen to Newburyport, MA and the coast. and all areas inbetween. It willl display quite nicely when framed. Undated, circa 1904-1910. .

$125.00

Scenic Gems of the White Mountains - Including Scenes By Harrison Bird Brown 1895

By G. W. Morris

Portland, ME: G W Morris, 1895 Quite scarce oblong and string-tied photo book. 12" x 9" with 40 pages of photos, all but 2 which are the Notch renderings by H.B. Brown that he was contracted to paint by the MCRR. in/around 1890. Undated, brown cover sheet with Cog RR car & 'Old Peppersass' pushing it up the grade, A classic White Mountains scene. Some light folds to covers and mild foxing to first page, contents nice and near fine. Later titled "The Grandeur of the White Mountains" with Scenic Gems of the White Mountains as title page, published a year or 2 later with more pages of photos. This is the earliest state of that photo book by Morris. . First. Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$85.00

Mountains of New Hampshire - 1930

By New Hampshire State Development Commission

1930 Several photos by both listed WM studios from the teens through the 1960's. Undated, circa 1930 -1936, as no mention or photos of Cannon Mt./Tramway. *In 1937 the State started to advertise for the Tramway to attract attention and funding. A near-fine brochure measuring app. 5" x 8" with B&W photo illustrations as were Shorey's stock-in-trade, and appropriately well-deserved, and front cover by H. I. Orne of Conway He was one of the most prominant and popular photographers working in New Hampshire of that, and any other time. The Moosilauke Studio also garnered much attention though it was mainly localized to the Woodstock/Lincoln area. . Illus. by Guy Shorey & Moosilauke Studio . Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$25.00

MAPLEWOOD HOTEL AND COTTAGES, Bethlehem - Maplewood , New Hampshire. Hotel Brochure and Business/advertising Envelope, 1907.

Hotel Brochure, undated circa 1907. Oblong nearly square and folded by publisher. Photo illustratedMap showing routes and RR lines from LI, NY up to Whitehall, NY, and east to Jefferson, NH and on to Maine. Opens to 15" x 7.5" with a description of the hotel and area for tourists and a distances table. Very nice, VG+. Scarce. Also included is the original mailing envelope with the hotel title and an oblong bird's-eye photo along the top. Damaged top edge, postmarked BOSTON, March, 9, 1907 with 13 star American flag and Green G. Washington 1 cent stamp, again postally stamped on rear in Springfield, March 9, 1907. . Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$24.00

Automobile Map of New Hampshire (CENTRAL) 1904-1910

Walker Litho., 1910 A wonderfully large and colorful map by Walker, the largest and most significant map maker on the East Coast for several decades. 4 panels high by 10 panels wide, linen-backed. Good to VG condition. Actually showing a lot more than NH with St. Johnsbury, VT in the NW, Franklin, ME in the NE corner, Orange, VT SW, and Buxton, ME SE corner with all of Central NH in the large center portion. Showing the upper portion of Lake Winni in the south up to Lancaster and Success ((East Berlin) in the North, including All of the White Mountains including Starr King and the Randolph Range. I am going out on a limb here and say that most folks do not consider the White Mountains to be in Central NH. It is similar to Scarborough's Map of the White Mountains, 1903, and willl display quite nicely when framed. Undated, circa 1904-1910. . Illus. by Color Map .

$145.00

Lakes of the Clouds (Down the Ammonoosuc Watershed) 2015

By Macrae, Robert

Poetry and photography by Robert & Ginger Gibeault. Nice wrap-around color cover scene on top of the Cog RR at Mt. Wash. A limited print run. . Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$18.00

The Reservations, Camps, Huts, Shelters, and Paths of the Appalachian Mountain Club. 1921, First (only) Printing.

By Harvey N. Shepard (Chairman of the Trustees of Real Estate )

Boston: AMC: Appalachian Mountain Club, 1921 Very uncommon booklet from the AMC. Large medium stiff grey wrappers, photo illustrated with 30 printed (32 total) pages. Many photos unique to this publication. Staples heavily rusted to the point of disintegration leaving staining in 2 spots along the binding edge. Light fold creases, and a small spoy to the FC. General mild wear. Excellent photos of several huts with hikers around them, one of Lake in the Clouds Hut in Winter with ice formations; Fay, Woodman, Gilsum Reservations, Cold Spring Camp W/Campers, Rhododendron Cottage, etc.... several more. Bent/Wright #27, p 211. Very scarce, only 3 examples online at this time, all in public institutions; Dartmouth, Durham (UNH) and the NYPL. No others for sale anywhere. . Photos Available, Please email/call.. Illus. by Assorted.

$475.00

Bird's Eye View from Mt. (Mount) Washington New Hampshire. Issued By the Passenger Department Boston and Maine Railroad. ORIGINAL Map Framed with Folder. 1902, First Issue.

Boston: Geo H. Walker & Co., 1902 The following courtesy of Adam Apt via the website "WhiteMountainHistory". "This charming map is described as a “bird’s-eye” view, but it is more like a bird’-eye view as seen through a fish-eye lens. An image of mountains using the same kind of perspective appears in a plate in volume I of Horace-Bénedict de Saussure’s Voyages dans les Alpes (1779), but one can only speculate whether this image had any influence on the design of the present Mount Washington view. This kind of perspective map may not have been uncommon. There is a map of New York City from the 1860s that also uses this perspective. Other states and editions This map was issued three times over a very short span of years, and each edition reflected changes on the summit. All bear the date 1902. The editions can be distinguished in the following way: 1st edition: 11 buildings on summit, observation tower present, no text on reverse 2nd edition: 10 buildings on summit, no text on reverse 3rd edition: 9 buildings on summit, text on reverse. 69.9 x 66.3 cm." This is First (1st) edition with NO printed information on the verso, and 11 buildings. •Condition is VG+ to Near Fine with minor wear and a bit of professional restoration. •Folding card covers are in fair to good condition with moderate wear and age browning. This particular example has been framed and is therefore NOT available for shipping, it MUST be seen and picked up at our shop in Northern New Hampshire. Photos available. Clearly a cornerstone to any White Mountains Map collection. REFERENCES: •LOC: G3742.W3A3 1908 .G4 MLC •Dartmouth College: Rauner White Mountains: G3742.W4A35 1905 .B46 •The NH Historical Society: Accession / Call Number: 78967' •Apt, Maps of the White Mountains, p.23. .

$1250.00

The Story of Mount Washington. First Hardcover Edition in Dust Wrapper, 1960.

By Burt, F. Allen

Very good condition, in dust wrapper. White Mountains, NH bookseller for 25 years. . Very Good/Very Good. Archival Wrapped DJ.

$13.00

The Story of Mount Washington. First Hardcover Edition in Dust Wrapper, 1960.

By Burt, F. Allen

Very good condition, in dust wrapper. White Mountains, NH bookseller for 25 years. . Very Good/Very Good. Archival Wrapped DJ.

$13.00

The Story of Mount Washington. First Hardcover Edition in Dust Wrapper, 1960.

By Burt, F. Allen

Very good condition, in dust wrapper. White Mountains, NH bookseller for 25 years. . Very Good/Very Good. Archival Wrapped DJ.

$13.00

Portland and Ogdensburg railroad, special time permit. Issued to Mr. Frank Levitt, 1886, Signed. (Possibly/Likely Franklin Leavitt illustrator of the famous White Mountains Maps. 1852-1888)

By Leavitt, Franklin

1977 Portland and Ogdensburg railroad, special time permit. Issued to Mr. Frank Levitt, possibly Franklin Leavitt illustrator of the famous White Mountains maps. He produced seven editions from 1852 through 1888. The pass, #314, looks like it was written out for passage between stations until November 1886, likely meaning he could ride anywhere he wanted between any stops along the route. It looks like he used the ticket six or seven times. It measures 4 3/8" wide by 2 5/8" tall. Quite possibly Mr. Leavitt used the railroad and this pass to go to areas depicted in his illustrated map for revisions and etc. His final map was released by his son in 1888. Script with agents stamp to lower right corner. Photos available. . Near Fine. Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$145.00

The Night the Bomber Crashed. FINE 'AS NEW' COPY.

By Floyd W. Ramsey, Illustrated by Photos

Littleton, New Hampshire, U.S.A.: Bondcliff Books, 2013 Floyd was a wonderful friend, may God Love and Keep him Safe in Heaven, untill we meet again. MG. Second Printing. NOS, About Fine, As New.

$12.00

Pemigewasset House, Plymouth New Hampshire. Gateway to the White Mountains. Illustrated business envelopes, circa 1890. J. R. Elliott prop.

By Elliot, J. R.

1890 Pemigewasset House, Plymouth New Hampshire. Gateway to the White Mountains. Illustrated business envelopes, circa 1890. J. R. Elliott prop. There are two of these, one with some ghost sunning assumed from another sheet of paper or envelope otherwise near fine. The other with a small abraided corner area approximately 1/8 x 3/8, Else near fine. 6 1/2“ long by 3 5/8“ tall. . Good to Very Good. Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$25.00

Map of the White Mountains. Advertising brochure of the new Mount Pleasant House. Birds-eye view of the White Mountains copyright 1880 by H. N. Turner.

By Barron Hotels

1890 Map of the White Mountains. Advertising brochure of the new Mount Pleasant House, "The nearest hotel to the Mount Washington, which is in Plain view from base to summit."This sheet contains on the back an unrecorded version of a very early Birds-eye view of the White Mountains copyright 1880 by H. N. Turner. It was used later (early 1900's) used in several brochures for "Automobile Gala Week in the White Mountains". It measures 9 1/8 inches wide by 8 1/4 inches tall. Minor edgewear. Folding seem splits at the top and bottom. Right and Left edges may have been trimmed to fit an album or other such archiving, though all pertinant information seems to be there. Photographs of the Mount Pleasant house, and the Carzon trail up Mount Stickney which was behind Mount Pleasant House. This map is quite interesting as it contains 34 noted locations mostly mountains and notches. Also listed is Tuckerman's a ravine, mount wildcat, upper Gateway, giant stairs, etc. Another interesting note is the inclusion of hotels, train lines and trains, rivers, a lake, a horse drawn carriage can also be seen between the Glenn house and Mount Washington. The many towns and villages in the area are also noted; from the Pemigewasset house in Plymouth in the lower south western corner as far north as Lunenburg, Vermont and Lancaster, New Hampshire in the upper north western corner; to the east we see a train, the Moose River and Alpine hotel; following the train lines down we come finally to the south eastern corner with Conway and Ossipee Lake. All-in-all of this is one of the most well illustrated Birds-eye views we have seen in quite a while. Many items shown are quite small however can be well viewed with a magnifying glass. Listing #29 is also not present, & Several name tags on the map are missing when compared to the 1904 version though RR's seen are MCRR so it will date somewhere from 1887 to about 1900. Very good plus condition. Should be seen. . Very Good. Bagged & Boarded for Posterity.

$125.00

The Willey Slide A New Chronicle of the Famous Tragedy in Ample Detail and Soberly Recounted . FINE COPY.

Littleton, New Hampshire, U.S.A.: Bondcliff Books, 2009 Floyd was a wonderful friend, may God Love and Keep him Safe in Heaven, untill we meet again. MG. Third Printing. NOS, About Fine, As New.

$12.00

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