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A Summer Tour through the Yosemite National Park via the Southern Pacific Company: Routes and Rates

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Estimate: US$800 - US$1,200
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 430, Views: 30

Title: A Summer Tour through the Yosemite National Park via the Southern Pacific Company: Routes and Rates Author: Place: San Francisco Publisher: [Southern Pacific Co.] Date: 1894 Description: Single sheet folded into 5 panels on each side. Printed in red & blue. Illustrations from photographs; map. Overall 17.8x44.8 cm (7x17½"), folding to 17.8x9 cm (7x3¾"). Rare travel brochure for a tour to and through Yosemite National Park, Currey Kruska list three printings, for 1893, 1894 (this one) and 1896, with a similar one for 1897. All are scarce. It is described as "Promotional brochure with descriptions of Yosemite Valley, schedules for rail and stage service to and from the valley via San Francisco and Los Angeles, and a map of 'Rail and State Routes to and from Yosemite and the Big Trees' with inset map of 'Wawona and Vicinity.'" OCLC/WorldCat lists only one institution, the University of California Berkeley, as holding examples of the brochure. Currey & Kruska 310. Lot Amendments Condition: Three small marginal chips; very good. Item number: 269957

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 588: Americana – Travel – Cartography – Directories
Date of the auction: 16 Jun 2016
Address: PBA Galleries
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94109 San Francisco, CA
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