Great Salt Lake City and Views in Utah, Nelson's Pictorial Guidebooks, T. Nelson and Sons, London, Edinburgh, and New York, circa 1870's, 31pp. plus 12 illustrations from photos, 4 x 6 5/8 inches.
Boards are mottled and rubbed. The two-page bird's eye view is complete but has archival repair and top edge has lost portions of the image. Booklet has slant. Fair Condition.
An uncommon viewbook for Salt Lake City with higher quality color illustrations from photographs than normally seen in these viewbooks. Images with gum arabic which helps make them pop! Photos credited to Charles Savage. Savage and Ottinger were partners in a Salt Lake City photo studio and are listed as co-publishers. Their firm was dissolved in 1870.
Includes the bird's eye view of Salt Lake, Bear River Bridge, Echo Canon, Mormon Tabernacle, City Hall and 6 more views. The bird's eye panoramic view is counted as two images. This image often is missing from this publication. Fair / None. Item #686