The Savage View: Charles Savage, Pioneer Mormon Photographer
Place Published: Nevada City, California
Publisher: Carl Mautz Publishing
Date Published: 1995
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 2442
182pp. Oblong quarto. Black cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Near fine. The endsheets are lightly rubbed. The edges of the pages are subtly yellowed. In a very good dust jacket, with lightly creased edges. There are multiple very tiny, light, dot-like stains on the panels, near the jacket's spine. There is a 3 and 1/2" long indented scratch in the front panel, along the bottom edge.
Dozens of reproductions of photographs by Charles Savage, including his famous image "The Joining of the Rails". Savage was a prolific Mormon photographer who photographed throughout Utah and the western United States. He is noted for taking the first photographs of what would later become Zion National Park and he recorded the construction of the Mormon Temple and Tabernacle in Salt Lake City.