Bancroft's Tourist's Guide Yosemite

Bancroft's Tourist's Guide Yosemite

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"[...]needs deliberation and leisure. These are precisely the two things of which the average American tourist has the least. Whence it has happened that very few indeed, especially of our own countrymen, have ever really visited Yosemite. Hundreds have dashed in, plunged around and rushed out. Horace Greeley staid about as long as it would take him to rush off one of his patent chain-lightning, hieroglyphic Tribune editorials. He rode in at midnight, reached his lodging at one o'clock in the morning, too tired to eat, and too sore to tell of it; went to bed, sick, sore and disgusted. Up late next morning, so lame he could hardly sit in his saddle, hobbled hurriedly around three or four hours, and was on his way out again at a little after noon. [...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 318g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507544235
  • 9781507544235