Legends of the Yosemite Miwok

La Pena, Frank and Craig D. Bates (Compilers)

Published by Yosemite: Yosemite Natural History Association, 1981
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Title: Legends of the Yosemite Miwok

Publisher: Yosemite: Yosemite Natural History Association, 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition


4to. Dark brown cloth boards w/ title in gilt on front & spine. Colorful illustrated paste-down on front. First edition/First printing. No defects externally or internally-text crisp , tight & unmarked. Color Plates; Foreward; Introduction; BIbliography. 56pp. NF/. This slender volume presents 17 Miwok legends, each one illustrated in color by Harry Fonseca, a leading Native American artist. All plates are full-page. Legends/lore include Creation; The Giant of Aw-wah-nee; How El Capitan Grew (Source of San Souci's Two Bear Cubs); The Legend of Half Dome. A wonderful compilation of Yosemite lore. Bookseller Inventory # 2770203

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