Monterey, CA: Walton & Curtis, 1875. 1st. Original wrappers. First Edition. Square 16mo. 128, 4,129-152 pp. Advertisements. Printed by Bacon and Printers in San Francisco. Original printed wrappers housed in a custom cloth folding case. Scarce tourist's guide to Monterey and surrounding areas. A very good copy (front cover partially separated; slight chipping to lower corners & spine ends; light, general soiling); still, a nice copy of one of the earliest promotion titles for Monerey and Vicinity. Item #13755
Containing a brief resume of the history of Monterey sinces its discovery; a general review of the resources and products of Monterey and the County; descriptive sketches of the town, and the points of interest in the neighborhood; Carmel Mission and Valley; Pacific Grove Retreat; Point Cypress, Point Pinos and the Light House; Salinas, Castroville, San Juan, San Antonio Mission, and other places of interest in the County. Includes poem "Portala's Cross" by Brete Harte, and three poems on Monterey. (Cowan pg. 438; Howes M738; Rocq 5512).