Circular of general information regarding Sequoia National Park and General Grant National Park ... Open all year 1931 [cover title]. [Washington, D. C.]: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1931. 23.2x14.9 cm, pp. i-ii 1-50, 6 illustrations (on covers), 5 maps (2 folding), original pictorial cream wrappers printed in black, stapled. At head of title: "United States Department of the Interior / Ray Lyman Wilbur, Secretary / National Park Service / Horace M. Albright, Director." Provides general information about Sequoia and General Grant National Parks, rules and regulations for the parks, approved 6 December 1930, and "Authorized rates for public utilities season of 1931," which provides detailed information on goods and services provided by camps, stores, and transportation within the parks. The maps are: "Automobile Routes" (roads leading to western National Parks), "Railroad Routes" (routes leading to western National Parks), "Map of Giant Forest and Immediate Surroundings" (folded), "Map showing location of principal trees in General Grant National Park," and "Map of Sequoia and General Grant National Parks" (folded). The large folded map of the parks "engraved and printed by the U. S. Geological Survey," shows roads, trails, visitor services, and topographic points of interest, with "good" and "poor" auto roads and trails printed in red. Wrappers have several closed tears including closed splits along spine fold, a good copy. These circulars are chock full of interesting statistics and are underrated as resource material, and they are all now uncommon. (#166721).
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