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First Yellowstone guidebook 1874, w/ maps

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First Yellowstone guidebook 1874, w/ maps

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Author: Richardson, James
Title: Wonders of the Yellowstone Region in the Rocky Mountains; Being a Description of its Geysers, Grand Canyon, Waterfalls, Lake and Surrounding Scenery, Explored in 1870-71.
Place Published: London
Publisher:Blackie & Son
Date Published: 1874
Description:

xiv, [2], 256 + 4 ad pp. With 21 woodcut plates, including frontispiece plus 2 folding maps. (8vo) 18x11.8 cm (7x4¾"), original green cloth stamped in gilt and black. First English Edition.

The first guidebook to Yellowstone and an account of the author's explorations in 1871-2. Bookseller's ink stamp on front pastedown.

Condition
Slight wear and rubbing to cloth, corners bumped; scattered touches of soiling, some marginal tears to a few pages, small stub tear on one map; very good.
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First Yellowstone guidebook 1874, w/ maps

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Lot 0265 Details

Description
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Heading:
Author: Richardson, James
Title: Wonders of the Yellowstone Region in the Rocky Mountains; Being a Description of its Geysers, Grand Canyon, Waterfalls, Lake and Surrounding Scenery, Explored in 1870-71.
Place Published: London
Publisher:Blackie & Son
Date Published: 1874
Description:

xiv, [2], 256 + 4 ad pp. With 21 woodcut plates, including frontispiece plus 2 folding maps. (8vo) 18x11.8 cm (7x4¾"), original green cloth stamped in gilt and black. First English Edition.

The first guidebook to Yellowstone and an account of the author's explorations in 1871-2. Bookseller's ink stamp on front pastedown.

Condition
...
Slight wear and rubbing to cloth, corners bumped; scattered touches of soiling, some marginal tears to a few pages, small stub tear on one map; very good.

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