THE STORY OF INYO. W. A. Chalfant.
THE STORY OF INYO

THE STORY OF INYO

Bishop, California: Published by the Author, 1922. First Edition. Hardcover. Inscribed by W.A. Chalfant on the front flyleaf, with a typed letter signed (TLS) from Chalfant laid in. A collection of well-researched articles, many previously published in the Inyo Register, comprising one of the best histories of the eastern Sierra, the Owens Valley, and Death Valley. The struggle for water rights with Los Angeles County receives particular attention. Octavo: 358 p. with a folding map. The errata is tipped in on the rear pastedown. Original burgundy cloth binding, with gilt and blind-stamped titles. Some offsetting to p.150-1 and 200-1. The spine is lightly sun faded. Better than very good. Cowan: p.112; Edwards: p.45; Howes: C261; Rocq: 2227. Very good. Item #74545

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