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The First 100 Years Yosemite 1890-1990


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By Shirley Sargent

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Published by Yosemite Park & Curry Co, Yosemite, 1988, 1st US Edition, Softback with card covers, No D/w, Fine.    This comprehensive book, published as part of the centenary celebrations of Yosemite by local historian and author Shirley Sargent (1927-2004) provides a large format volume, illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photographs of Yosemite, “America’s First Scenic Reserve”.  Meticulously researched by Sargent, who specialised in Yosemite and self-published most of her books under her Flying Spur Press banner, it provides chapters on history, portraits of key individuals such as John Muir and Ansel Adams, the diverse wildlife, the rich artistic heritage and the unique geology, amongst others.

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Weight0.6 kg