Lot 90 of 457:
Journal of Lt. John McHenry Hollingsworth 1 of 50  

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Title:
The Journal of Lieutenant John McHenry Hollingsworth of the First New York Volunteers [Stevenson's Regiment], September 1846-August 1849
Author:
Hollingsworth, John McHenry
Place:
San Francisco
Publisher:
California Historical Society
Date:
1923
Description:

vii, [3], 61 p. Introduction by Henry R. Wagner. Illustrated with color frontispiece from a drawing in the original journal, captioned tissue-guard. 29x20 cm (11½x8), vellum-backed boards, spine lettered in blue. First Edition.

1 of 50 specially-bound large-paper copies, from a run of 300 copies. Covers the voyage by sea to California, military occurrences 1847-49, incidents of daily life, and the author's adventures in the gold mines (Cowan p.289; Howes H597; Kurutz 229; Wheat Gold Rush 103).

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Condition:
Faint sunning to spine, foxing and toning to boards; else fine.
 
Item number:
301226
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