Tourists' illustrated guide to the celebrated summer and winter resorts of California adjacent to and upon the lines of the Central and Southern Pacific railroads. By Major Ben C. Truman. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker & Co., Printers and Publishers, 1883. 25.5 cm, pp. [1-9] 10-232 [233-256: ads], 65 illustrations, 2 maps (one on inside front cover), original pictorial wrappers, all edges stained red. First edition, (second?) printing with expanded text. Includes descriptions of Yosemite Valley, pages 10-34; Hetch Hetchy Valley, pages 35-40; the Yosemite High Sierra, pages 91-95; and the Calaveras and Mariposa big tree groves, pages 51-73. Many illustrations engraved from photographs, including some taken by Carleton E. Watkins. The text is expanded to include more information on California's seaside resorts, mineral springs and winter resorts. Currey and Kruska 336. Wrappers lightly worn, a very good copy. A lovely copy. Enclosed in a custom quarter leather clamshell box with leather spine label. (#168605).
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