A Tale of Two Oceans; A New Story By An Old Californian. An Account of a Voyage from Philadelphia to San Francisco, Around Cape Horn, Years 1849-50, calling at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and at Juan Fernandez, in the South Pacific

By: Barra, E. I.

Price: $200.00

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Book Condition: Good Condition


Ex - Pacific Union Club Library with their bookplate front pastedown and little else in the way of library treatments save for a few call numbers on verso of title page, most in pencil. Presentation inscription probably entered by library staff on front endpaper: "Presented to the Pacific Union Club Library by Mr. W. H. Crocker, 1923." 198pp.; 8vo; original illustrated wrappers, bound in a later photomount pamphlet binder; illustrated with seven engravings, including two full page. Covers age toned at extremities; 1" closed tear at leading margin page 60. Otherwise, pretty well preserved in the binder.

Cowan p. 35; Kurutz 37, stating: "Barra according to Cowan, Worked at one time as a saloon keeper catering to the printing trade. These privately printed reminiscences are based on a log or "sea diary," Cowan also states that Barra was a well-known character around San Francisco.

Title: A Tale of Two Oceans; A New Story By An Old Californian. An Account of a Voyage from Philadelphia to San Francisco, Around Cape Horn, Years 1849-50, calling at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and at Juan Fernandez, in the South Pacific

Author Name: Barra, E. I.

Categories: History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: San Francisco, (Press of Eastman Co.): 1893

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Good Condition

Seller ID: 10075

Keywords: United States Western Americana Americana