Yosemite by Automobile via Merced and Coulterville the official route as recognized by the national and county authorities ... [cover title]. Merced, California: Merced County Chamber of Commerce, 1913. 23 x 20.5 cm, folded to 23 x 10.25 cm, pp. [1-12] (not paginated), printed in double columns, 9 illustrations, 2 maps, original self wrappers, stapled. First edition. The operation of private motor vehicles in Yosemite National Park was prohibited until the season of 1913. This brochure compiled by the Merced County Chamber of Commerce Road Committee promotes the Merced-Coulterville-Yosemite Road, the only road authorized by the federal government for motorized travel into Yosemite Valley. In addition to advertisements by local businesses serving the Yosemite tourist trade, the brochure includes a detailed road log and the revised 5 August 1913 "regulations governing the admission of automobiles in the Yosemite National Park." A detailed map, 23 x 41 cm, "Merced-Coulterville-Yosemite Road ... Published by the Merced Chamber of Commerce August 1913," is printed on pages [6-7]. Peck-Judah distributor stamp on rear cover. A nearly fine copy. (#164834).
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