Romantic California

New York: Scribners, 1910. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo hardcover in forst green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and with tipped on color illustration front cover.Top edge gilt; illustrated endpapers. xiv + 219 pp. Illustrated with twenty full page monochrome sketches by the author as well as smaller line drawings in the text. A bright, fine, tight example. The author recounts the lovliness of California encountered on his sketching camping journey through the state. With chapters on "Italy in California" (particularly the Napa Valley), "Sketching The Inferno" (the wild groves of Cypress Hills); "Throght Bret Harte Country'; "Little Journeys from San Francisco"; "A Midsummer Night's Entertainment"; "In the Mountains" Fine. Item #E19995

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