A scamper through America or, fifteen thousand miles of ocean and continent in sixty days. By T. S. Hudson. T. S. HUDSON.
A scamper through America or, fifteen thousand miles of ocean and continent in sixty days. By T. S. Hudson.

A scamper through America or, fifteen thousand miles of ocean and continent in sixty days. By T. S. Hudson. London: Griffith & Farran, Successors to Newbury and Harris, West Corner St. Paul's Churchyard ... E. P. Dutton & Co., New York, 1882. 19x12 cm, pp. [i-ix] x-xxii [1] 2-289 [290: printer's imprint] + 32-page publisher's catalogue dated "9/82" on page [1] inserted at rear, inserted frontispiece map with the Hudsons' route printed in red, original decorated black bevel-edged cloth, front and spine panels printed in red and gold, rear panel stamped in blind, top edge untrimmed, slate coated endpapers. First edition. A day by day account of a sixty-day train and horse stage tour of America by Hudson and his wife that includes a five-day trip to Yosemite Valley in early May 1882. The Hudsons traveled by stage from Milton to Priest's on the first day; on the second day they reached the Valley by way of Crane Flat; day three was spent in the Valley; on day four they left the Valley, spent the afternoon visiting the Mariposa Grove, and stayed the night at Clark's; on day five they staged 72 miles from Clark's to Madera. The quick trip to Yosemite is described on pages [149]-180. Cloth lightly worn at spine ends and corner tips, spine lean, cloth partially split along outer rear joint, small stains to cloth along fore-edge of front cover, a very good copy with tight inner hinges. (#166545).

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