Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California. Illustrated by 105 Well Executed Engravings. J. M. Hutchings.

Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California. Illustrated by 105 Well Executed Engravings

Hardcover, San Francisco: J. M. Hutchings, 1862. Very Good. Bound in full brown leather elaborately tooled in blind, spine tooled in blind and lettered in gilt. All page edges gilded. Decorative endpapers. Previous owner name on free endpaper. This title was the first book length description of the California's natural attractions and the first to describe the big trees and Yosemite in detail - Currey & Kruska. Contains 105 engravings, mostly after photographs. Light foxing throughout. Pages 85-86 torn and replaced with tape quite some time ago, tape is yellowed with age. Minor rubbing and scuffing to binding. Covers a bit warped. Ships same or next business day very well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 267 pages. [Item #81397]

Price: $100.00

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