Under the Avalanche: A Tale of the Sierra Nevada

By: Gordon, W.J.

Price: $191.25

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Fictional adventures of miners in the Yosemite Valley in 1851. Yosemite Illustrations include Yosemite Falls and El Captain. ---------- Original decorative orange cloth stamped in black, white and gilt. 12mo; 6.5 inches tall; 16.5 cm; 126 pages. Illustrated with several wood-engraved scenes throughout, including many scenes of Yosemite. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Gift inscription Dec. 24, 1887 in fountain pen script. [Odd pencil remark below: 'Why Not Christmas Day'] First Edition, Early printing [First Printing, 1886] ---- A fairly difficult title to acquire. -------- Ref: Currey & Kruska, 127. Not in VanDerhoof

Title: Under the Avalanche: A Tale of the Sierra Nevada

Author Name: Gordon, W.J.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: London and New York, Frederick Warne & Co.: 1887

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 012164

Keywords: Western Americana; California; Gold Mining; Yosemite,