Yosemite and Sequoia a century of California national parks edited by Richard J., Orsi, Alfred Runte, and Marlene Smith-Baranzini. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press. San Francisco: California Historical Society, . 27.8x21.5 cm, pp. [1-10] 1-146 [147-150: blank], illustrations, maps, pictorial wrappers. First book edition, enlarged. Contents: "Preface" by Michael McCone and Richard J. Orsi; Introduction: the California National Parks Centennial" by Alfred Runte; "California National Parks Chronology," not credited; "Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks: One Hundred Years of Preservation and Resource Management" by Lary M. Dilsaver and Douglas H. Strong; "Visiting 'The Realm of Wonder': Yosemite and the Business of Tourism, 1855-1916" by Peter J. Blodgett, "Sublime Vistas and Scenic Backdrops: Nineteenth-century Painters and Photographers at Yosemite" by Kate Nearpass Ogden; "From Stagecoach to Packard Twin Six: Yosemite and the Changing Face of Tourism, 1880-1930" by Anne F. Hyde; "Joseph Grinnell and Yosemite: Rediscovering the Legacy of a California Conservationist" by Alfred Runte; "In Harmony with the Landscape: Yosemite's Built Environment, 1913-1940" by Robert C. Pavlik; "Conservation Conflict and the Founding of Kings Canyon National Park" by Lary M. Dilsaver; "Planning Yosemite's Future: A Historical Retrospective" by Alfred Runte. Introduction and first seven essays ... originally published in California History 69, no. 2 (Summer 1990). Chapter 8, "Planning Yosemite's Future: a Historical Retrospective" by Alfred Runte and the preface are added to this book edition. Bookstore price sticker on rear cover, a nearly fine copy. (#166224).
First printing has code "9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1" on copyright page.