Lot 272 of 576:
Yosemite about to become a National Park 1904  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Yosemite Valley: History, description and statement of conditions relative to the proposed recession to the national government

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Place:
[San Francisco?]

Publisher:
California State Board of Trade

Date:
[1904]

Description:

33 pp. Folding color map. (8vo) 22.3x15.2 cm (8¾x6"), original printed wrappers. First Edition.

Compilation of historical, statistical, and fiscal details on Yosemite as it was about to become a national park. The map is "Map of Yosemite Forest Reserve" showing the park proper, plus a fair amount to the south and a little to the north and east. OCLC/WorldCat lists only four copies, at the California Historical Society, California State Library, Society of California Pioneers, and the University of California Berkeley.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some adhesion damage along spine where removed from a library binder, light stains to lower front wrapper; a few library marks covered over or partially removed within, very good.


 
Item number:
269840
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