By John H Williams
Tacoma; Sanfrancisco   John H Williams
10" by 7" [9], 10-145, [1]pp
An uncommon guidebook to the Yosemite national park and the High Sierra. A fascinating work, which is beautifully illustrated.
By John H Williams

1914 Yosemite and Its High Sierra

Tacoma; Sanfrancisco   John H Williams
10" by 7" [9], 10-145, [1]pp
An uncommon guidebook to the Yosemite national park and the High Sierra. A fascinating work, which is beautifully illustrated.
£95.00
: 0.5kgs / : 659L5

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First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

This entire work is complemented by hundreds of illustrations, including eight coloured plates from paintings by Chris Jorgensen. With a large folding map to the rear. In the decorative original paper wraps. Collated, complete. To the rear there is a map of the walking trails. Here the author, John Harvey Williams, looks at the layout, flora and fauna of Yosemite National Park, the history of Yosemite in the context of tourism, the California sky-line and much more. A charming guide to Yosemite written at the start of the twentieth century.

Condition

In the publisher's original paper wraps. Externally, very smart with just some minor shelfwear to the extremities and to the head and tail of spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean.

Near Fine

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