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$150 - $250

Title:
What I Saw in California: Being the Journal of a Tour, by the Emigrant Route and South Pass of the Rocky Mountains, Across the Continent of North America, the Great Desert Basin, and Through California, in the Years 1846, 1847

Author:
Bryant, Edwin

Place:
London

Publisher:
Richard Bentley

Date:
1849

Description:
xii, 412 pp. 6¾x4½, rebound in half calf and marbled boards, gilt-lettered morocco spine label, spine tooled in gilt, new endpapers. First English Edition. Cowan p.81; (Graff 457); Howes B903; Kurutz 84c; Wagner-Camp 146:3; (Zamorano Eighty 12) - "Camp called the Bryant work `one of the most detailed and reliable of all the overland journals' and rated with Clayton's and Schmolder's books as the three competent guides to be published in 1848. Moreover, Bryant's narrative is of further interest because of its description of the life and times of American Californians before the discovery of gold..." - Wagner-Camp.

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Condition:
Spine and edges rubbed, light soiling, top 1" of rear joint split; hinges a bit weak, glue residue to front pastedown; original contents intact, else a very good and clean copy.


 
Item number:
124323
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