Eldorado, or Adventures in the Path of Empire, Comprising a Voyage to California, Via Panama; Life ... Eldorado, or Adventures in the Path of Empire, Comprising a Voyage to California, Via Panama; Life ...

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

Taylor, Bayard

Published by George P. Putnam, New York, 1850
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Title: Eldorado, or Adventures in the Path of ...

Publisher: George P. Putnam, New York

Publication Date: 1850

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: xxx No jacket, as issued

Edition: x Second Edition.

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Second edition. 2 vols, 251, 247 pages with 14 pages of advertising. Eight lithographic plates, colored, at frontis and bound into the text of each volume. 'This work by an eminent writer and artist is probably the outstanding book on the early gold rush in California. The author's description of the Constitutional Convention at Monterey is the best we have, as are also the views he gives us of the earliest mining camps'--Zamorano 80, no. 73. Embossed front and back covers with gold lettering on spine. Fading to spine and covers. Spotting to upper portion of front cover of volume two. Heavy foxing throughout both volumes. Pages largely unopened and bindings tight. Library blindstamps on title-page and a few interior text pages; small bookplates on both front pastedowns. Bookseller Inventory # 15827

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