The Ahwahnee: Yosemite's classic hotel by Shirley Sargent. Yosemite, California: Yosemite Park and Curry Co., . 28 cm, pp. [i-ii] iii-v  7-56, 57 illustrations, 1 map, pictorial wrappers, stapled. First edition. Signed inscription by Sargent to "Lloyd" signed "Shirley" on the recto of the first leaf. The Ahwahnee opened in 1927 and, except for a brief period as a Naval Hospital during World War II, has served as Yosemite's most luxurious lodging place. This history includes details on the design and construction of the hotel as well as general operations, VIP treatments, and service as a military hospital. A fine copy. (#138993).
"First Edition July 14, 1977" on copyright page.