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CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH VOYAGES, 1848 -- 1849 : THREE ORIGINAL NARRATIVES

by Pomfret, John E. (Ed.)

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


San Marino, California: Huntington Library, 1954. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Previous owner's ex-libris to front free endpaper. Very mild wear to extremities. Faint musty odor. Gilt lettering and design on navy-blue, cloth-covered spine of illustrated ecru-colored boards. Two maps. Clean, tight, bright. 246 pp with index. Journals of three men who came by sea during the California Gold Rush.
  • Bookseller: The Sensible Magpie US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1109
  • Title: CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH VOYAGES, 1848 -- 1849 : THREE ORIGINAL NARRATIVES
  • Author: Pomfret, John E. (Ed.)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Huntington Library
  • Place: San Marino, California
  • Date published: 1954
  • Keywords: Strait of Magellan, Cape Horn, mail steamship, Forty-Niners

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