A Yosemite camping trip 1889. Berkeley: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, University of California, 1990. 23.3x15.9 cm, pp. [1-6] [1-4] 5 [6-7] 8-67 [68-74: blank] [note: first thee and last three leaves are blanks], title page printed in green and black, 12 illustrations, printed wrappers. First edition. Issued as "Number 38 in the series of keepsakes issued for its members by The Friends of the Bancroft Library." An account of a camping trip to Yosemite Valley and the central High Sierra, including ascents of Mt. Hoffmann, Mt. Dana and Mt. Lyell. The party, including nineteen-year old "Little Joe" LeConte, three college friends, and his father, then traveled to Wawona and the Mariposa big trees via Little Yosemite and Glacier Point. "Such was the effect of this trip that for the rest of his life the younger LeConte, like his father before him, remained enamored of the High Sierra." - Farquhar (1965), p. [217]. A fine copy. (#139007).

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