Adventuring in California yesterday[,] today and day before yesterday by Jessie Heaton Parkinson[.] With memoirs of Bret Harte's "Tennessee." JESSIE HEATON PARKINSON.
Adventuring in California yesterday[,] today and day before yesterday by Jessie Heaton Parkinson[.] With memoirs of Bret Harte's "Tennessee."

Adventuring in California yesterday[,] today and day before yesterday by Jessie Heaton Parkinson[.] With memoirs of Bret Harte's "Tennessee." San Francisco, California: Harr Wagner Publishing Company, [1921]. 20.2x14.5 cm, pp. [1-2] [1-11] 12-25 [26] [1] 2-120 [121-124: pages headed "ADVENTURING IN CALIFORNIA / Notes," otherwise blank] [125-136: blank], illustrations, original blue gray pebbled cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed, decorated endpapers. First edition. Includes detailed firsthand accounts of two trips to Yosemite, one by wagon in 1893, the other by automobile in 1913 (the year private automobiles were readmitted into Yosemite National Park), pp. [1]-58. Includes small photographs of historic interest. The Yosemite accounts are followed by a memoir (written in 1901) and diary entries (through 1856) of California Forty-niners J. A. Chaffee and J. P. Chamberlain, pp. [61]-118. For information on Chaffee and Chamberlain see A History of Tuolumne County, California (1882), p. 316. Cowan (1933), p. 474. Rocq (1970) 15994. Cloth a bit rubbed, gold stamping dull, light damp stain on pages 15/16, a good copy. (#166609).

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