By: Leconte, Joseph
San Francisco, The Sierra Club/ Taylor and Taylor: 1930
Edition: Limited Edition
Seller ID: 9156
Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Boards are lightly sunned where something has been on top of book. Frontispiece portrait of LeConte has offset on to tissue guard, otherwise NF. No dust jacket as issued. ; B&W Photos; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 152 pages; Joseph LeConte, for whom Mount LeConte in the Great Smoky Mountains is named, was a native of Georgia and practiced medicine before taking a post as a professor of natural science at the new University of California in 1869. In 19870, with a group of students, made a camping trip into the High Sierras and Yosemite. This is his journal of that trip. It was originally printed ... View More...