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The Resource The wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California, [by] Prof. Samuel Kneeland ... ; with original photographic illustrations, by John P. Soule

The wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California, [by] Prof. Samuel Kneeland ... ; with original photographic illustrations, by John P. Soule

Label
The wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California
Title
The wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California
Statement of responsibility
[by] Prof. Samuel Kneeland ... ; with original photographic illustrations, by John P. Soule
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Photographer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
According to Currey, "Kneeland, a professor of zoology and physiology and secretary of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from its founding in 1865 until 1878, produced one of the better guidebooks to the Yosemite region."
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 225
  • 10b
  • 3,5,7,8
  • 5217
Citation source
  • Currey, L.W. Bibliography of Yosemite, the Central and the southern High Sierra, and the Big Trees, 1839-1900
  • Farquhar, F.P. Yosemite, the big trees and the High Sierra
  • Kimes, W.F. John Muir, a reading bibliography
  • Rocq, M.M. California local history
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
F868.Y6
LC item number
K6
Literary form
non fiction
Label
The wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California, [by] Prof. Samuel Kneeland ... ; with original photographic illustrations, by John P. Soule
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First edition
  • Text illustrated with ten mounted original albumen photographs by Soule of scenes in Yosemite, with guard tissues; three small wood-engravings relating to Giant Sequoias
  • Text pages within ruled red borders
Contents
The Yosemite Valley -- North Dome, Wash'n Column, Royal Arches, from Merced River -- Half, or South Dome from head of Valley -- El Capitan from Merced River -- Bridal Veil Fall, 940 feet high -- Yosemite Fall, 2634 feet high -- Vernal Fall, 350 ft. high and Cap of Liberty, 4600 ft. above Valley -- Nevada Fall, 700 feet high -- The Sentinels, 315 feet high, diam. 20 feet -- Mirror Lake and Mt. Watkins --
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
[4], ix-xii, 13-71 pages, [10] leaves of plates
Lccn
rc 01000630
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: publisher's green sand-grain cloth over beveled boards; upper cover and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt and black; lower cover decoratively stamped in blind; pale yellow glazed endpapers; all edges gilt. Ownership inscription on front endleaf, and ownership inkstamp on front pastedown of William H. Dimond, of Brookline [Mass.].
Other physical details
illustrations (photographic prints, wood-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03420401
  • ucoclc3420401
Label
The wonders of the Yosemite Valley, and of California, [by] Prof. Samuel Kneeland ... ; with original photographic illustrations, by John P. Soule
Publication
Note
  • First edition
  • Text illustrated with ten mounted original albumen photographs by Soule of scenes in Yosemite, with guard tissues; three small wood-engravings relating to Giant Sequoias
  • Text pages within ruled red borders
Contents
The Yosemite Valley -- North Dome, Wash'n Column, Royal Arches, from Merced River -- Half, or South Dome from head of Valley -- El Capitan from Merced River -- Bridal Veil Fall, 940 feet high -- Yosemite Fall, 2634 feet high -- Vernal Fall, 350 ft. high and Cap of Liberty, 4600 ft. above Valley -- Nevada Fall, 700 feet high -- The Sentinels, 315 feet high, diam. 20 feet -- Mirror Lake and Mt. Watkins --
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
[4], ix-xii, 13-71 pages, [10] leaves of plates
Lccn
rc 01000630
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: publisher's green sand-grain cloth over beveled boards; upper cover and spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt and black; lower cover decoratively stamped in blind; pale yellow glazed endpapers; all edges gilt. Ownership inscription on front endleaf, and ownership inkstamp on front pastedown of William H. Dimond, of Brookline [Mass.].
Other physical details
illustrations (photographic prints, wood-engravings)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)03420401
  • ucoclc3420401

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