Yosemite as I saw it [by] Dr. Cora A. Morse, San Francisco. Oakland, California: Published by "The Outlook," 565 Thirteenth St., 1896. 16.7 x 24.7 cm, pp. [1-52] [note: first and last leaves are blank] (not paginated), 19 illustrations, original light brown wrappers printed in gold, string tied. First edition, first printing. "These letters, written at intervals during my stay in Yosemite, to husband and friends who remained at home, were not intended for the public." - preface. A personal narrative, written in an affected and artificial prose style, describing a week's stay in Yosemite, which included a trip by horseback to Clouds Rest and a visit to the Mariposa Grove. The trip into the valley was by stage from Raymond by way of Wawona and Inspiration Point and the return was by the same route. Morse stayed at the Stoneman House. Morse was editor of THE COMING LIGHT (1898-1899), which merged into the ARENA. Currey and Kruska 254. Small, faint circular stain on the front wrapper, a very good copy. This first printing is rare. (#164839).
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