Savage View: Charles Savage, Pioneer Mormon Photographer
Place Published: Nevada City, CA
Publisher: Carl Mautz Publishing
Date Published: 1995
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 44971
SIGNED. 182pp. Square quarto [25 cm] Black cloth with a gilt stamped title on the backstrip. Very good. The front cover is very slightly concave. in a very good dust jacket, with a shallow closed tear in the bottom edge of the rear panel.
Signed by Richards in ink on the half title. 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, as well as recording the construction of the Mormon Temple and Tabernacle in Salt Lake City.