The autobiography of Joseph Le Conte [i.e. LeConte] edited by William Dallam Armes. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1903. 18.7x12 cm, pp. [1-2: blank] [i-iv] v-xviii [xiv] xv [xvi] xvii [xviii], 1-337 [338: blank] [339-348: ads], 8 inserted plates, original green cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, front and spine panels stamped in gold. First edition. LeConte, a native of Georgia and a pupil of Louis Agassiz, was appointed professor of geology and natural history of the newly established University of California in 1869, a post he held until his death in Yosemite Valley in 1901. LeConte made eleven trips to Yosemite between the summer of 1870 and 1901 and brief accounts of many of them are found in his autobiography. LeConte is given as Le Conte throughout. Cloth worn at edges, text block tanned, a good copy. (#166091).
First printing has "(1)" at base of text on page 337.