Lot 561 of 576:
Why We Went Gypsying in the Sierras  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$36
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Gypsies; or, Why We Went Gypsying in the Sierras - two editions

Author:
Lewis, Dio

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Eastern Book Co.

Date:
1881

Description:

Two copies:

  • 214 pp. Woodcut illustrations. 17.4x11.3 cm (6¾x4½") original blue cloth, pictorially stamped in black. 
  • [ii], 416 pp. Woodcut illustrations. 18.5x12.5 cm (7¼x5") original green cloth, pictorially stamped in gilt and black on front and in blind on rear.

The author spent three years in California including several extended visits to the Yosemite region. The contents appear to identical, the first in a smaller font. Cowan II p. 391.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Both copies with some wear, the latter with the foot of the spine nibbled away, bookplates; good.


 
Item number:
265467a
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