CUMMING, Constance F. Gordon. Granite Crags of California.

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CUMMING, Constance F. Gordon. Granite Crags of California. Edinburgh & London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1886.

8vo. Original grey cloth, image of Yosemite to upper cover; pp. ix, 384 + 24 (advertisements); 5 plates after painting by the author, one folding map; cloth a little darkened and marked, occasional spotting internally, but this copy ~b~inscribed to the title 'Frank Feriman with kind regards from Constance F. Gordon Cumming'.
New edition. The intrepid lady-traveller Constance Gordon Cumming visited California on her return from Tahiti. The highlights of Granite Crags, her account of this visit (extended from the intended three days to three months), include the description of her ride through, and climbs in, Yosemite. Her watercolours where shown at the time - the first art exhibition in Yosemite.

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