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Author SALOMON, William.
Title One Thousand and Twenty Fifth Avenue New York Photography by Lillian Baynes Griffin
Stock Code 1952
Dates 1912
Published New York: William Salomon
Description Three-quarter vellum over paper-covered boards with title in gold on cover. Fore-and bottom page edges untrimmed, as published. The book is a complete photo-documentation of William Salomon's gorgeous mansion (which has since been torn down), located on New York's Fifth Avenue. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of plates in photogravure. Photographs by Lillian Baynes Griffin, who was the wife of the American Impressionist Painter Walter Griffin (1861-1935). Each plate protected by a tissue guard. 410 by 310mm (16¼ by 12¼ inches). No Pagination but 56 photogravures each with blank verso.
Note William Salomon was an American financier and one of the managers of the New York firm Speyer & Co. In 1902 he founded the banking-house William Salomon & Co. He was very active in railroad finance and has contributed a number of articles on financial and other topics to the magazines of the day.
Edition First Edition
Condition A little marking to the cream covered boards, but not too much. Internally clean and tidy throughout.
Paper Size Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Binding Cloth
Price £975.00

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