Lot 223 of 455:
Beauties of California, 1884  

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Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Beauties of California: Views and Descriptions of Yosemite Valley, Big Trees, Geysers, Lake Tahoe, Donner Lake, San Francisco, '49 & '83, Los Angeles, and towns, orange groves and vineyards of Southern California
Author:
Griswold, Norman W.
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
H.S. Crocker
Date:
1884
Description:

[54] pp. 38 chromolithograph views on 19 leaves. (8vo) 23x15.2 cm (9x5¾"), pictorial wrappers. Expanded edition.

"The 1884 edition is expanded to include description and views of Southern California...The description of the Mariposa Grove is not altered, but those of the Calaveras  Grove and Yosemite are enlarged, the latter adding a long description of Hetch Hetchy Valley." Currey & Kruska, 133.

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Condition:
Wrappers heavily chipped at spine and with loss to lower third of rear cover; some occasional staining within, a bit of toning; about very good.
 
Item number:
303681a
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