Title: Death Valley in 49 Illustrated Edition Dodo ...
Publisher: Dodo Press
Book Condition: New
Book Type: Paperback
Paperback. 406 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 6.0in. x 1.1in.William Lewis Manly (1820-1903) was an American pioneer of the mid-nineteenth century. He was first a fur hunter, a guide of Westward bound caravans, a seeker of gold, then a farmer and writer in his later years. He wrote his own autobiography, first published with the title From Vermont to California, then a second edition with the title Death Valley in 49 (1894), that tells of the Pioneer conquest of Americas Far West, in particular the 1848 California Gold Rush. The 10th chapter of the second version is remarkable in that it tells of the crossing in 1849, in dire circumstances of thirst and near-starvation, of the Timbisha Valley, today known as Death Valley, located in Inyo County, California. He was one of several guides hired to lead a party of pioneers from Utah to the California gold fields; these pioneers are believed to be the first group of European- Americans to see Death Valley. Some of his shorter works were later collected as The Jayhawkers Oath and Other Sketches (edited by Arthur Woodward) (1949). This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781409987888
This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:
AbeBooks Bookseller Since: May 21, 2012
We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web
sites. If you're dissatisfied with your purchase (Incorrect Book/Not as
Described/Damaged) or if the order hasn't arrived, you're eligible for a refund
within 30 days of the estimated delivery date. If you've changed your mind about a book that you've ordered, please use the Ask bookseller a question link to contact us and we'll respond within 2 business days.
BuySomeBooks is operated by Drive-On-In, Inc., a Nevada co...[More Information]
Orders usually ship within 1-2 business days. Books are shipped from multiple locations so your order may arrive from Las Vegas,NV, Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, or Commerce,GA.
Store Description: BuySomeBooks is great place to get your books online. With over eight million titles available we're sure to have what you're looking for. Despite having a large selection of new books available for immediate shipment and excellent customer service, people still tell us they prefer us because of our prices.