London: C. Arthur Pearson, 1899. First trade edition. Hardcover. Original red cloth, octavo, xxiv, 241 pp. Top edge gilt. Illustrated with 44 stereoviews (including frontispiece, plate "B" in the preface and 42 numbered plates), many diagrams in the text. Tissue guards. Lacking stereoscope and instructions for its use - and the pocket which should contain them on the inside of the rear board. Spine a bit faded, foxing to endpapers, tissue guards, and some plate margins. Fore-edge ribbon ties missing. Good. Item #19303
Interesting travel narrative by an English academician who traveled from New York to California. Quite a bit on Yellowstone, Yosemite, San Francisco, etc. In his preface, the author claims this to be only the second published book to be illustrated with stereo views. Flake 6416.