100 Years in Yosemite The Romantic Story of Early Human Affairs in the Central Sierra Mountains

Stanford University, CA: Stanford University Press, 1931. First Edition. 8vo. 242 pp. Photo-illustrations. Index; Appendix includes 32 pp. documentary history, 14 pp. chronology with sources & bibliography and 14 pp. bibliography. Green cloth, map endpapers; scarce publisher's illustrated dustjacket. A very good copy (chips and short tears to extremities and light general wear to dustjacket). Item #22150

"Any history of Yosemite Valley and the Sierra country embracing it takes on the nature of a history of early American California...here is the story of the trapper, the soldier-explorer, the Argonaut, and the later cattle-king and agriculturalist, all of whom added in some way to the renown of Yosemite." - dustjacket. Much on the Yosemite Indians, the Mariposa Hills, tourism, stagecoach days, mining, hotels and much more.

Price: $375.00

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