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Book Number 1493 
Author Muir, John 
Title Picturesque California: The Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Slope. The Region West of the Rocky Mountains from Alaska to Mexico 
Date c. 1888 
Publisher J. Dewing Publishing Company 
Place of Publication New York and San Francisco 
Volume Information 5 vols. 
Cover Full contemporary morocco, gilt spine, raised bands. Blind-tooling and decorative gilt embossed wildlife motif on covers. All edges gilt, marbled end papers, and inside dentelles gilt. 
Illustration Contains over 600 illustrations, including 120 full-page etchings, photo-gravures and wood engravings by Thomas Moran, Julian Rix, Frederick Remington, Thomas Hill, and other prominent American artists of California‚Äôs canyons, mountains, and rivers, as well as aspects of pioneer life. Lettered tissue-guards. 
Size Folio 
Condition Edges slightly worn, otherwise a fine and attractive set bound in uniform decorative full morocco. 
Pagination Pp. vii, ix-xii,1-96; 97-192; 193-288; 289-384; 385-478. 
Translation Info  
Price (US$) 2500  
Short Description Book Americas U.S. South & West; 

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