Granite Crags of California, [Yosemite]

By: Cumming, C. F. Gordon

Price: $165.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


New Edition [Second Edition]. An important early account of Yosemite. Illustrations: The Sentinel Rock; The Yo-Semite Fall; Indian Camp beside the Merced River; The Nevada and Vernal Falls; View of the Sierras from Sentinel Dome. Fold out map at the end [unflawed]. 8vo; 8.1 inches tall, 384 pages with appendix plus 32 page publisher's catalogue.

Includes information on Yosemite Falls, Watkin's Photographs, Vigilantes, orchards, olive groves, California grapes and wines.

Light blue cloth, gilt stamped spine, Front cover stamped in black and silver with a scene of a large mountains, river and trees. ----- Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear; spine has age-darkened; many pages unopened. Bookplate of Alfred Sutro causing offsetting on front free endpage.

[Alfred Sutro OBE was an English author, dramatist and translator. In addition to a succession of successful plays of his own in the first quarter of the 20th century, Sutro made the first English translations of works by the Belgian writer Maurice Maeterlinck. Wiki] ------- Ref: Farquhar Yosemite 17b. Rocq 5191; Cowan II,152

Title: Granite Crags of California, [Yosemite]

Author Name: Cumming, C. F. Gordon

Illustrator: Cumming, C. F. Gordon

Categories: TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION,

Edition: 2nd Edition

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons: 1886

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011446

Keywords: Yosemite; California; Travel - Description, California; National Parks,