Posting ID : A1068472444
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Antiques By Owner
1929 "Shenandoah National Park Official Pictorial Book"
Very rare first edition published in 1929- before the Shenandoah park was open to the public. Paper back with thicker cloth like cover, black and white.
9 3/8"x 12 1/4", 82 pages containing contemporary historical accounts of the effort to establish the first national park in the east.
Every page includes photos Harry L. Staley - the official photographer of the park.
Also photos of many important park commissioners and supporters.
Also includes advertisements from local businesses.
Book is soft cover in really good solid shape. Binding and pages are tight and crisp. Shows very minor wear. No major creases, no tears, no missing pages.