California for Health, Pleasure and Residence. A Book for Travellers and Settlers. New Edition Thoroughly Revised giving Detailed accounts of the culture of the Wine and Raisin Grape, the Orange, Lemon, Olive and Other Semi-Tropical Fruits Colony Settled

Nordhoff, Charles

Published by Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1882
Condition: Good Hardcover
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8vo. Frontispiece map of Pacific coast, map of San Joaquin Valley and another of the Sacramento Valley, plans in text, numerous illustrations and views including: View from the Cliff House, San Francisco; Green Bluffs; Piute Squaw and Papoose; "The Loop"; Indian Sweat-house; Snow-sheds on the Central Pacific Railroad; Interior of Snow-shed, Central Pacific Railroad; First office of the Central Pacific Railroad; Alkali Desert, Central Pacific Railroad; C. P. Huntington; Rounding Cape Horn; The Sentinel, Yosimite Valley; Eagle Gap on the Truckee River; The Three Brothers, Yosemite Valley; The Geysers; Yosimite Falls; South Dome, Yosimite Valley; Plan of the Yosimite Valley; Nevada Fall, Yosimite Valley; Cathedral Rocks; Yosemite Valley; Running the Rookeries-Gathering Murre Eggs; Light-house of the South Farallon; Sea-lions; Shags, Murrres and Seagulls; The Gull's Nest; Arch at West End, Farallon Islands; A contest for the Eggs; The Great Rookery; Snow-plough on the Central Pacific Railroad; Summit of the sierras from Central Pacific Railroad; Bloomer Cut, Central Pacific Railroad; A Bird-eye View of the Transcontinental Route; The Yosemite Valley; El Capitan; The Big Trees; Flume and Railroad at Gold Run, Sixty-four miles from Sacramento; View of the Yosemite from the Mariposa Trail; View near the State Line, Truckee River; Lake Tahoe; "Prospecting"; "Panning our"; A Claifornia Vineyard; Wine Vats; Training the Vine; A Bottling-cellar; "Cradle-rocking"; Indian Rancheria; The Mexican Arastra; Coast View, Mendocino County; Wood-chopper at Work; Point Arena Light-house; Boating on Donner Lake; Donner Lake, Crested Peak and Mount LIncoln; California live oak; The Bridal-veil Fall; Mirror Lake; Yosemite Valley; North Dome, Yosemite Valley; View from the Coulterville Trail; Secret Town-trestle from the east.; Winnowing Gold near Chinese Camp; Vernal Fall, Yosemite Valley; Hydraulic Mining at French Corral; Observation car; Norther California; A Quartz mill; A Flume; A Water-jam of Logs, Mendocino Couty; Flutter wheel on the Tuolumne, Turning a River; Coast View, Northern California; Piedras Blancas Light house; Saw mill on the Mendocino Coast; Shipping Lu.mber Mendocino County; Point Reyes; Centra Pacific Railroad hospital, 4 pages advertisements at back; generally light browning, some soiling of some pages but generally interior is clean. Original brown cloth, lettered in black with gilt stamp"Eureka" on upper cover; the covers have water spots and remains of paper, bending of upper outer corner, short starting ca 2" along upper inner joint else good. A very interesting work combining the interest of train travel, horticulture, viniculture, gold, views, raisin making, growning semi-tropical fruilts, agriculture and irrigation, a rodeo, "Peculiar customs of the Spanish Californians" is name of last chapter. Appendix contains information for consumptives and temperature charts. Bookseller Inventory # 000014

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Title: California for Health, Pleasure and ...

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers

Publication Date: 1882

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: With Maps and Illustrations, Some By Edwin Abbey, A. R. W.,, and Others Including the Author,

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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