Från Amerika af V. C. S. Topsöe. Svensk med förf. samtycke utgifven upplaga. Öfversättning af O. Strandberg. Med 50 illustrationer och 1 karta. V. C. S. TOPSÖE.

Från Amerika af V. C. S. Topsöe. Svensk med förf. samtycke utgifven upplaga. Öfversättning af O. Strandberg. Med 50 illustrationer och 1 karta. Stockholm: Albert Bonniers Förlag, [1874]. 21.2x13.3 cm, pp. [1-4] 1-423 [424], 50 illustrations, 16 of which are full page illustrations on inserted plates, folded map, original terra cotta cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, pink endpapers, ribbon marker. First Swedish edition. Translated from the Danish by O. Strandberg. A record of a trip across America (the segment from Omaha through Salt Lake City to the Pacific Coast by the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific over the Transcontinental Railroad) by William Christian Sigurd Topsöe (1840-1881), Danish writer and journalist. One illustration of Yosemite Valley is engraved from a photograph by Watkins; another engraving depicts the Grizzly Giant in the Mariposa Grove of Big Trees. The Danish edition was published in 1872. There is no English translation. Flake 8976 (citing this 1874 Swedish edition). Cloth lightly rubbed at edges, a nearly fine copy. (#166275).

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