[LEDYARD, L. WOLTERS]. Gypsy days in Colorado, California, Florida and the Canada Bush. Boston: J.G. Cupples Co., 1890. First edition, number 7 of 26 copies signed, dated and numbered on the limitation leaf. Original cloth backed boards with paper spine label. 179 pp., a few in text illustrations, plates from photographs, and two mounted photographs from paintings (one of Yosemite). Label chipped and some small stains to cloth and boards, a few spots, fine overall.
Produced in a very low limitation this work "is compiled from notes made on the back of our Maps, and is now printed that my daughter's recollections and associations of our Gypsying Days when she was from four to seven years of age, may be refreshed." The work follows Ledyard and family west to Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Yosemite. It continues with "Gypsy days in Florida" and up to Canada. This work is naturally scarce and we trace no copies at auction or among the trade. Howes L182.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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