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Eldorado, or Adventures in the Path of Empire, Comprising a Voyage to California, via Panama, Life in San Francisco and Monterey, Pictures of the Gold Region, and Experiences of Mexican Travel., Bayard Taylor (1825-1878).

Author Name    Bayard Taylor (1825-1878).

Title   Eldorado, or Adventures in the Path of Empire, Comprising a Voyage to California, via Panama, Life in San Francisco and Monterey, Pictures of the Gold Region, and Experiences of Mexican Travel.

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Used: Very Good

Type   Hardcover

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949

Seller ID   GY815-120

FIRST EDITION, thus. Series: Western Americana. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. [i], (xxx), (377) pp. 8 illustrations, one in color and the rest black and white; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped black cloth, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, corners lightly bumped, dust-jacket with light shelf wear. Very Good. Bayard Taylor was an American writer and travel journalist who was known as a modern Marco Polo. Eldorado is his account of the California Gold Rush as a journalist for the New York Tribune. This edition is part of the Western Americana Series by Alfred A. Knopf, planned in connection with California's centenary celebrations, 1946-1950. The series was edited by Robert Glass Cleland of the Huntington Library, who provided an introduction for Eldorado.

Eldorado or Adventures in the Path of Empire Comprising a Voyage to California via Panama Life in San Francisco and Monterey Pictures of the Gold Region and Experiences of Mexican Travel, Bayard Taylor, California History, California Gold Rush

Price = 20.00 USD



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