Developing an Image: Photography, Books, and the National Park Service, from the Collection of Robert Bothamley

By: Siebert, Richard

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Original publisher's gray folio with a reprinted black and white photographic background of Yosemite at night. Main text and plates on loose leaves. 2016 keepsake for the Book Club of California. 8" x 10." Sixteen pages, complete. Fifty-four plates in color, complete. Pages and folio are pristine and intact. Only a couple very faint marks on the left edge of folio's front cover. A bibliographic listing of early Yosemite publications from the collection of Robert Bothamley. The introduction notes the importance of such publications in helping to bring attention to conservation in Yosemite Valley. Each listing is accompanied by two images from the publication. The following publication titles are listed: "Scenes of Wonder and Curiosity in California" by J. M. Hutchings, "Vischer's View of California: The Mammoth Tree Grove and Its Avenue" by Agnew & Deffenbach, "Yosemite: Its Wonders and Beauties" by John S. Hittell, "The Yosemite Book; A Description of the Yosemite Valley and the Adjacent Region of the Sierra Nevada, and of the Big Trees of California" by J. D. Whitney, "Pacific Coast Scenery" by Thomas Houseworth & Company, "On the Post-Glacial History of Sequoia Gigantea" by John Muir, "Discovery of the Yosemite, and the Indian War of 1851" by Lafayette Houghton Bunnell, "My First Summer in the Sierra" by John Muir, "Report of the Director of the National Park Service to the Secretary of the Interior for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1917" by Horace M. Albright, "Sierra Nevada: The John Muir Trail" by Ansel Adams, "Articles of Association, Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws, and List of Charter Members of the Sierra Club," and "Fiske's Photographs of Yosemite and Big Trees" by George Fiske.