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												The Lake Of The Sky: Lake Tahoe In The High Sierras Of California And Nevada, Its History, Indians, Discovery By… by  George Wharton James
	 - Signed First Edition
			 - 1915
		 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 035576)

The Lake Of The Sky: Lake Tahoe In The High Sierras Of California And Nevada, Its History, Indians, Discovery By Fre?mont, Legendary Lore, Various Namings, Physical Characteristics, Glacial Phenomena, Geology, Single Outlet, Automobile Routes, Historic Towns, Early Mining Excitements, Steamer Ride, Mineral Springs, Mountain And Lake Resorts, Trail And Camping Out Trips, Summer Residences, Fishing, Hunting, Flowers, Birds, Animals, Trees, And Chaparral, With A Full Account Of The Tahoe National Forest, The Public Use Of The Water Of Lake Tahoe And Much Other Interesting Matter

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The Lake Of The Sky: Lake Tahoe In The High Sierras Of California And Nevada, Its History, Indians, Discovery By Fre?mont, Legendary Lore, Various Namings, Physical Characteristics, Glacial Phenomena, Geology, Single Outlet, Automobile Routes, Historic Towns, Early Mining Excitements, Steamer Ride, Mineral Springs, Mountain And Lake Resorts, Trail And Camping Out Trips, Summer Residences, Fishing, Hunting, Flowers, Birds, Animals, Trees, And Chaparral, With A Full Account Of The Tahoe National Forest, The Public Use Of The Water Of Lake Tahoe And Much Other Interesting Matter

by James, George Wharton

  • Used
  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
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Pasadena: George Wharton James, 1915. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Folding Map; Plates From Photographs. Xiii, Multifold Panoramic Plate, (Xiv-Xvi), 395 Pp. Green Cloth, Gilt, Top Edge Gilt. An Exceptional Copy, Vg+, Gilt Complete And Brilliant, Light Rubbing At Corners, Very Light Rubbing To Spine Edges, Rear Hinge Neatly Cracked. Inscribed By The Author To Richard Marsh [Not The Richard Marsh Which Is The Adopted Name And Pseudonym Of Prolific British Writer Bernard Heldmann, I Would Expect].

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top edge gilt
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plate
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