Tourists' Illustrated Guide to the Celebrated Summer and Winter Resorts of California Adjacent and upon the Lines of the Central and Southern Pacific Railroads
first editionOriginal wrappers
by Truman, Major Ben C.
San Francisco: H. S. Crocker & Co, 1883. 1st. Original wrappers. First Edition. Large 8vo. 240 pp, including 3 pages of ads at front and 8 pages of ads at rear. Map inside front cover; woodcuts throughout. Original color-lithographed wrappers. 3/4" missing from spine ends; text block professionally re-attached to covers; light, general wear; still a very good copy of an uncommon and early California tourist guide. Includes descriptions of Yosemite Valley, Hetch Hetchy Valley, the Yosemite High Sierra and the Calaveras and Mariposa big tree groves. (Currey & Krusak 336).
(Inventory #: 17648)
Western Americana, Californiana, Americana, Travel & Exploration, General Antiquarian
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