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Yo semite 1878, Adventures of N & C  [Yosemite 1878]; Adventures of N & C. by  artist)  Mallette (printer - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1964 - from Swan's Fine Books and

Yo semite 1878, Adventures of N & C [Yosemite 1878]; Adventures of N & C.

by LeConte, Carrie E.; Dean, Mallette (printer, artist)

Condition: Fine

San Francisco: The Book Club of California [printed by Mallette Dean], 1964. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Dean, Mallette. One of 450 copies, quarto size, [131] pp., with prospectus. An expanded version of fourteen-year-old Carrie LeConte's Yosemite journal of 1878, rewritten and enhanced with pen and ink sketches in 1880; Carrie accompanied her father, geologist Joseph LeConte (one of the first professors at Cal) on a camping expedition to the Yosemite region, which was then little-traveled. Her journal, with her own illustrations which have been coloured with blocks cut by Mallette Dean, were here printed for the first time. ___DESCRIPTION : Bound in quarter linen and green, rust and black decorated paper boards, title and colophon in red and black, frontisportrait within gold frame, head-piece, tail-piece and illustrations in green and black, quotation on p. 3 in red, rules and page number ornaments in green, eight reproductions in colour of the author's sketches throughout the text, facsimiles of eleven pages of the original journal; English monotype Baskerville, machine made paper, quarto size (11 1/8" by 7 7/8"), pagination: [i-iv] v-xviii [1-113], limited edition, one of 450 copies, with original prospectus, a single sheet folded to four pp. ___CONDITION: A fine copy, like new; the prospectus near fine, with some sunning around the edges. ___CITATIONS: Grabhorn Press Bibliography, no. 117; Hawk no. 396. ___POSTAGE: International customers, please note that additional postage may apply as the standard shipping charge does not always cover costs; please inquire for details. ___Swan's Fine Books is pleased to be a member of the ABAA, ILAB, and IOBA and we stand behind every book we sell. Please contact us with any questions you may have, we are here to help.
  • Seller: Swan's Fine Books US (US)
  • Seller Inventory #: CNBR005
  • Title: Yo semite 1878, Adventures of N & C [Yosemite 1878]; Adventures of N & C.
  • Author: LeConte, Carrie E.; Dean, Mallette (printer, artist)
  • Illustrator: Dean, Mallette
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Book Club of California [printed by Mallette Dean]
  • Place: San Francisco
  • Date published: 1964
  • Keywords: Fine Press, Mallette Dean, Yosemite, California, Journal, Pioneer Women, Travel


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