The ATLANTIC To The PACIFIC. What to See, and How to See It
Original publisher's green cloth binding with gilt stamping to spine & front board. Pale yellow eps
by Lester, John Erastus [1840 - 1900]
Boston: Shepard and Gill, 1873. 1st Edition. INSCRIBED PRESENTATION copy. Original publisher's green cloth binding with gilt stamping to spine & front board. Pale yellow eps. Slight lean. Average wear to binding, though gilt bright. Period pos to ffep. A solid VG copy.. 365, [5 (blank)] pp (including Index). Section on California found pp.  - 245. Tipped in advert for San Francisco's Occidental Hotel found before final blank leaf. Folding map of Yosemite as frontispiece. 12mo. 6-7/8" x 4-3/8"
Inscribed on the t.p., from Lester to "my friend Wm Foster Jr who, among the first, encouraged me to write this little book." [dated May 12.1873].NB. Cowan records only the UK edition. (Inventory #: 42561)
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