LAKE TAHOE AND THE HIGH SIERRA by A. J. Wells ... Fortieth Thousand. San Francisco: Southern Pacific, 1906. 17.2x12.5 cm, pp. [1-4] 5-48, 34 illustrations from photographs, 2 maps, pictorial wrappers, stapled. The focus of the booklet is accommodations for the sportsman and tourist that includes descriptions of dozens of dozens of camps, hotels and resorts in the Tahoe region. At the turn of the twentieth century "much of the margin of the lake is lined with summer hotels and private homes and these will multiply as time goes on ... civilization will invade it and summer cities grow upon its banks ..." Staples rusted, center sheet pulled from staples, a good copy. (#172922).
"Fortieth Thousand" on title page. Printer's code "A.34-25000 -- (6-18-06)"