Lot 260 of 576:
Week's stay in Yosemite 1896  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$510
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Yosemite as I Saw It
Author:
Morse, Cora A.
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
San Francisco News Co.
Date:
1896
Description:

[48] pp. Illustrated from photographs. (oblong 4to) 17x25 cm (6¾x9¾"), original pictorial wrappers, cloth spine. Third Edition.

First published in Oakland; this third edition, dated 1896 as the first, has the wrapper illustration signed in the plate C.A. Rogers, S.F. 97, indication the actual publication date to be 1897. OCLC/WorldCat lists only two copies of the third edition, with date given as 1896, and but one copy of the first edition. No copies of the second edition are listed. Currey & Kruska 254 describes the work as "A personal narrative written in an affected and artificial prose style, describing a week's stay in Yosemite, which included a horseback excursion to Clouds Rest and a visit to the Mariposa Grove."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wrappers soiled, rear stained, corners of front wrapper missing, including large piece of lower corner; about very good.
 
Item number:
269845
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