New York and San Francisco: J. Dewing, 1898.
Softcover. Good. Picturesque California was a lavishly illustrated book edited by John Muir originally sold by subscription and distributed in thirty parts. This is part IX (9), consisting of pages 121-144 and titled "The Heart of Southern California." Although she is not credited here, the author of this section was Muir's friend and mentor, Jeanne C. Carr. The original wrappers are present, but have some chips and tears and are attached by staples added later. Previous owner's name stamp on first page, otherwise clean inside.