From the Hudson to the Yosemite. New York: Published by American News Company, . Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7  9-98  [100-101: ads] [102: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, illustrations by Alfred Fredericks and James D. Smillie, original pictorial green bevel-edged cloth, front panel stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in black, a.e.g., white endpapers with floral pattern printed in green. A presentation copy with signed inscription by Bruce dated 19 January 1885 on the front flyleaf. A collection of poems, including "The Yosemite," pp. 95-8. Four pieces of ephemera laid in: two poetry broadsides, "The Snow Angel" and "The Trip of the Bell," and two leaflets, dated 1885 and 1886 respectively, promoting his lectures. Bruce's "The Yosemite" was published separately in 1880 with sixteen illustrations by Smillie. Wallace Bruce (1844-1914) was a popular American poet, orator, and lecturer, mainly on literary topics, especially on Shakespeare, Scott, Burns, Irving, and Bryant. Mild wear to cloth at spine ends and corner tips, a very good copy. (#157195).