(#168956) Central California[:] pleasure land for the tourist[.] Train, trolley and boat trips "For the Stranger Within Our Gates" California, Central California.
Central California[:] pleasure land for the tourist[.] Train, trolley and boat trips "For the Stranger Within Our Gates" ...

Central California[:] pleasure land for the tourist[.] Train, trolley and boat trips "For the Stranger Within Our Gates" San Francisco: Tourist Association of Central California, n.d. [1915]. 23x12 cm (tall octavo), pp. [1-3] 4-48, illustrations, original light orange wrappers printed in green and black, stapled. First edition. Bulletin number 7 describes twenty-eight trips by trolley, train, motor bus, touring car and boat, mainly day trips to destinations in or near San Francisco reachable by public transport. A trip to Yosemite National Park and Mariposa Big Trees is described on page 34: "Yosemite National Park, 'first wonder of America,' is so easily reached by train from the cities on San Francisco Bay that every visitor to Central California should include the trip in his itinerary." Part of a series of promotional folders first published for visitors to the Panama-Pacific International Exposition held in San Francisco during 1915. There were at least 26 numbers from 1915 into the 1920s. There was also a 64-page booklet, as well as an Exposition map that promoted the surrounding region as well. See Rocq (1970) 12505. Early owner's name stamped on front cover and title page. Covers faded and dusty, internally very good or better. (#168956).

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