Nov 17, 2016 - Sale 2432

Sale 2432 - Lot 75

Price Realized: $ 618
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(CALIFORNIA.) Kneeland, Samuel. The Wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California. 2 maps, 10 albumen photographs laid down as issued, text illustrations. [5]-97, [1] pages. 4to, publisher's cloth gilt, moderate wear; minor foxing to photo mounts; printed in red and black; original owner's signatures on front free endpaper and flyleaf. Boston, 1872

Additional Details

Expanded third edition. This edition features the first attributed book publication of John Muir's writings, in the form of his long letter on the Yosemite glaciers, pages 90-91 (BAL 14733). The photographs are credited on the title page to John P. Soule, who never actually visited California. Cowan 1933, page 333.