History of California: from Its Discovery to the Present Time ; Comprising Also a Full Description of Its Climate, Surface, Soil, Rivers, Towns, . Mines, Mining, &C., With a Journal of the.

By: Capron, E. S.

Price: $100.00

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Book Condition: Fair condition


WITHOUT MAP. 356pp.; 12mo; original brown cloth, spine lettered & decorated in gilt. Wear with loss to spine ends; spine gilt dulled; front endpaper partially glued to pastedown, showing stains, a booksellers handstamp; couple of signatures sprung but binding othwerwise firm. Decent working copy.

According to the Preface: In April, 1853, the author proceeded to California, as the commercial agent of several extensive mercantile houses in New York city. In the discharge of his commission he visited the principal cities and villages of the state . . . He also traversed various parts of the mining regions and sojourned with the miners." Also gives a description of San Francisco and its lurid side. [Kurutz: 116; Cowan II, p. 104]

Title: History of California: from Its Discovery to the Present Time ; Comprising Also a Full Description of Its Climate, Surface, Soil, Rivers, Towns, . Mines, Mining, &C., With a Journal of the.

Author Name: Capron, E. S.

Categories: History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Boston & Cleveland, John P. Jewett & Company & Jewett, Proctor and Washington: 1854

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fair condition

Seller ID: 10086

Keywords: Western Americana California Gold Rush San Francisco Business