San Francisco: The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1979. First Edition. 4to.  pp. Photo-illustrations. Introduction by Alfred Frankenstein, Curator of American Art at M.H. de Young Memorial Museum; brief section on John Muir and single page history of Yosemite Valley and the Origin of a National Park by James Gurley. Stiff staple-bound wrappers. Die-cut photo-illustrated front cover showing upper Yosemite Falls. A fine copy of a scarce checklist; no copies located in online institutions. Item #21648
Catalog for exhibition held at the The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Downtown Center September 17 - November 9, 1979 showcasing 135 paintings and photographs of Yosemite National Park by noted artists Thomas Moran, Thomas Hill, William Keith, John Muir, Rowena Meeks Abdy, Eadweard Muybridge, Carleton E. Watkins, George Fiske, Ansel Adams and more. Each listing includes artist name, title & date, size, and ownership of the art work.