TRANSCONTINENTAL SKETCHES[:] LEGENDS, LYRICS AND ROMANCES GLEANED ON VACATION TOURS IN NORTHEASTERN AND MIDDLE CANADA AND THE PACIFIC STATES ... ILLUSTRATED FROM PENCIL AND WATER-COLOR DRAWINGS BY THE WRITER. Women Travelers, Eliza Chase.

TRANSCONTINENTAL SKETCHES[:] LEGENDS, LYRICS AND ROMANCES GLEANED ON VACATION TOURS IN NORTHEASTERN AND MIDDLE CANADA AND THE PACIFIC STATES ... ILLUSTRATED FROM PENCIL AND WATER-COLOR DRAWINGS BY THE WRITER. Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, [1909]. 19.3x13.2 (octavo), pp. [i-iv] v-ix [x] 11-344, inserted leaf of errata, illustrations, mostly on inserted plates, others in the text, original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in lavender, blue, black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold (the binding is signed with the musical monogram of the author, comprised of a staff with the notes "E-B-C"). First edition. The emphasis of the work is travel in eastern Canada. Includes a chapter "Across the Plains," pp. 301-344. A Philadelphia author, the daughter of American physicist Pliny Earle Chase, whose most notable travelogues were OVER THE BORDER: ACADIA, THE HOME OF "EVANGELINE" (1885) and IN QUEST OF THE QUAINT (1902). Touch of rubbing to cloth at upper spine end, a fine copy. A lovely copy of this attractive book. (#166906).

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