Author:E. D. Townsend (1817-1893), Malcolm Edwards, editor

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The California Diary of General E. D. Townsend.

By: E. D. Townsend (1817-1893), Malcolm Edwards, editor.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Los Angeles:, The Ward Ritchie Press,: 1970

Seller ID: GY815-287

Condition: Used: Like New


8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. x, 184 pp. Frontispiece, illustrated title page, black-and-white illustrations throughout; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped black cloth; binding square and tight. Housed in a gray paper-covered slipcase, toned. Fine. General Edward Davis Townsend took a four-year tour of duty along the western border of the United States, from Cuba and Panama to California and the Northwest. This is his diary of the tour, a rare first-hand account of California from the 1850s. View more info