Lot 100 of 457:
Journey round the horn in 1852  

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Title:
Round Cape Horn. Voyage of the Passenger-Ship James W. Paige, from Maine to California in the Year 1852
Author:
Lamson, Joseph
Place:
Bangor, ME
Publisher:
Press O. F. & W. H. Knowles
Date:
1878
Description:

156 pp. Illustrated with small wood-engraved vignettes. (8vo) 18x11 cm (7x4½") period black three-quarter leather with blue marbled boards, gilt titles and spine decorations, matching marbled endpapers, t.e.g. First Edition.

A narrative of a journey that includes what life was like in Sacramento, along with descriptions of the Redwoods, the Indians, and Yosemite. Howes L 48; Cowan p. 341; Hill, p. 170. Kurutz 389.

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Condition:
Edges and corners worn; dampstain to bottom inch of all pages; toning; very good.
 
Item number:
309875
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