"What I Saw in California: being the Journal of a Tour… In the years 1846, 1847", Bryant, Edwin
Subject: History - California
Period: 1849 (published)
Publication: Appleton and Company
5 x 7.5 inches
12.7 x 19.1 cm
Subtitled "Being the journal of a tour, by the emigrant route and south pass of the Rocky Mountains, across the continent of North America, the great desert basin, and through California, in the years 1846-47." Narrative accounts of the gold mines and various routes. Third edition. 455 pp. No map included with this edition. Original embossed covered boards with gilt title on spine. Number #12 on the Zamorano 80 list of distinguished California books.
Staining and foxing throughout contents. Spine cracking. Short tears at top of spine and wear on bottom of spine. Previous owner's names handwritten on flyleaf.