10,000 miles by land and sea. By Rev. W. W. Ross. WILLIAM WILSON ROSS.
10,000 miles by land and sea. By Rev. W. W. Ross.

10,000 miles by land and sea. By Rev. W. W. Ross. Toronto: James Campbell & Son, 1876. 17.8x11.6 cm, pp. [i-v] vi vii] viii [9] 10-284 [285-287: ads] [288: blank], original pictorial pebbled green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and black, spine stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind, slate gray endpapers. First edition. "One-half of the book is given over to descriptions of California and its institutions" (Cowan [1933], p. 543). Description of the Mariposa Grove of Big Trees and the Yosemite Valley, pp. 198-236. Of the trip to Yosemite Ross observes "This trip will tax your time, your purse, your strength -- your time ten days, your purse $100, your strength till stiff and sore -- if you do it thoroughly; but it 'will pay'" (p. [209]). Corner tips rubbed, a very nice, bright copy. (#166388).

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