E. S. DENISON'S YOSEMITE VIEWS. Sam Miller, Agent. 2 Mont'g. St. San Francisco. [Cover title reads: "Yosemite and the Big Trees of California. Tourist and Ticket Agency. 2 Montgomery St. Cor. Market St. San Francisco].
Place Published: [San Francisco
Publisher: Lith. H. S. Crocker & Co.]
Date Published: n.d. (but 1880-1881)
Edition: First edition
Condition: Half-inch chip to bottom of spine, corner tips of rear wrapper lost, moderate soiling to white portions of wrappers, overall still quite presentable and internally fine
Book Id: 21806
 pp., including 2 maps (the first with train schedule dated 1881 from San Francisco to Yosemite on facing page, the second map with lithograph of the Yosemite & Madera stagecoach on facing page), and 50 full-page lithographed views each with facing caption page with vignette lithos; color pictorial wrappers printed in black, red, and gilt. Housed in gray cloth slipcase with 1 plexiglass side.
Other than 1 view each of the Palace Hotel in San Francisco and the Hotel Del Monte in Monterey, all the scenes are of Yosemite and the Mariposa Big Tree Grove. According to Curry & Kruska's "Bibliography of Yosemite" H. S. Crocker lithographs were drawn by E. (Emmanuel) Wyttenbach after George Fiske's photographs. A rare Yosemite view book, quite scarce in commerce and with only 10 recorded on OCLC/WorldCat. Currey & Kruska 100