Item #12907 The Mammoth Cave of Kentucky. MAMMOTH CAVE, J. Hoyes Panton, C. G. Darnall.

The Mammoth Cave of Kentucky

Louisville, KY and New York: C.G. Darnall/The Albertype Co., 1890.

First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Souvenir view book with Introduction and 16 views, each with a page of text opposite., 5.25 x 7 inches, oblong. String-tied pictorial cloth boards. Light edgewear, one view damaged at the corner, else very good. On the verso of the front free endpaper is written "Mr. + Mrs. Henry C. Higgins and Mrs. Thomas Higgins visited Mammoth Cave on their way home from Florida in the year 1892 and stayed in the Mammoth Cave Hotel and [illegible] this book when there." Views include the Mammoth Cave Hotel, mouth of the cave, saltpetre vats, water pipes used in 1812-14, the Bridal Altar, the Old Arm Chair, Martha Washington's Statue, the Bridge of Sighs, Star Chamber, the Echo River, etc.

Item #12907