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Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar  

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Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar

Wistar, Isaac J





Two volumes. ix, [1] 341; v, [1] 191pp. Each volume with a frontispiece, plus illustrations; folding map. (4to) 27.7x19.6 cm (11x7¾”), cloth with gilt leather spine label

Contains Wistar's overland journal of 1849, a long account of his life in the gold region of California, experiences in Oregon, hunting, with Indians, and then as a lawyer in California through 1857.  The second volume is mainly devoted to his Civil War service.

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Extremities worn; ownership labels on front pastedown; confidentiality label on ffep; volume 1 frontispiece tissue nearly detached; very good.

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