Book Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: Limited Edition
Publisher: San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1964.
Decorated paper boards with cloth spine. Printed paper title pasted on spine. One of 450 copies designed and printed by Mallette Dean. Illustrated. Full page lithographs by Herdell & Beard. Eight of the drawings (numbering over sixty) are reproduced by photoengravings and colored with blocks cut by the printer. Bound by Cardoza Bookbinding Company. Housed in original dust jacket. The dust jacket is sunned with one chip, two small tears, three ink marks, and handwritten title, author, and publisher. Original prospectus laid in.
The account of Carrie LeConte during an expedition with her father and noted geologist, Joseph LeConte, shortly after Yosemite was designated a national park by President Lincoln. Eleven pages of Carrie's original journal are reproduced by offset lithography.