Illustrated guide to Yosemite Valley by Virginia and Ansel Adams. ANSEL EASTON ADAMS, VIRGINIA BEST ADAMS.

Illustrated guide to Yosemite Valley by Virginia and Ansel Adams. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker Co., Inc., [1945]. 20.7x15.5 cm, pp. [1-4] 5-127 [128-130], 45 illustrations, 12 maps (one folded), original white wrappers printed in blue, white spiral plastic spine. Second edition. A standard Yosemite guidebook. Excellent illustrations from photographs by Ansel Adams. The first through the fourth editions (printings really) are identical, except for the changed printing statements. Provenance: A presentation copy with signed inscription by Francis P. Farquhar on the inside front cover: "For John and Bernadine Hadfield / An invitation to return to / Yosemite under sunnier / skies. / Francis P. Farquhar / October 1945." A very good copy. (#168015).

Printing identification statement for this book:
"Second Edition / April, 1945" on copyright page.