Yosemite and Its High Sierra. John H. Williams.
Yosemite and Its High Sierra
Yosemite and Its High Sierra

Yosemite and Its High Sierra

Tacoma and San Francisco: John H. Williams, 1914.

First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. 145 pp, with more than 200 illustrations, including 8 color plates from paintings by Chris Jorgensen, and 3 maps. Original embossed pictorial wrappers. Mild wear to edges, penciled information about original purchase on front endpaper, else a fine copy. The third of the author's three books on western mountain scenery, intended to "call attention to the splendor and worth of our own land" and attract tourist dollars. Chapters on Yosemite National Park, the Canon of Yosemite, Tuolumne Grand Canon and Hetch Hetchy, the Big Trees. Includes photos by George Fiske, Ruth I. Dyar, J.T. Boysen, H.C. Tibbitts, and J.F. Kinman, among others.

Item #20984

Price: $50.00

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