The Wonders of the Yosemite Valley and of California

Boston: Alexander Moore, 1872. "Third edition, revised and enlarged." 97pp, 10 original photos tipped onto individual pages with tissue guards. Original embossed boards with gilt title, aeg. Pages slightly browned, gift insc on ffep, extremities slightly rubbed, else a very good copy. According to Currey and Kruska this is, " of the better early guide books to the Yosemite region. It is an especially attractive book due to the inclusion of an excellent series of mounted photographic images... Kneeland made every effort to obtain current and accurate information and each of the later editions of the guide incorporates new material." Among other experts, the book quotes John Muir at length, and the bibliographers hint that the photos might be images by Edward Muybridge. Currey & Kruska Bibliography of Yosemite 225. Item #23618

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