The Aristocratic West

Ethel Christoffers


"'The Aristocratic West' is a series of interpretive sketches of the West in general, including chapters on Salt Lake City, Oregon and Washington, New Mexico and Arizona, Reno, and San Francisco… Mrs. Gerould is an entertaining, but not altogether convincing writer. Her very extravagant praise of what she is fond of, and her equally severe criticism of what she is disinterested in do not indicate a deep knowledge of her subject, but rather the superficial gleanings of the traveler which she admits herself to be."

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