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Originally published in St. Louis in 1849, this guide for gold-seekers describes the overland route across the continent from the East to the West coast, through the Great Plains. The author, who traveled the route only after he wrote the guide and died before reaching California, nevertheless gives practical advice on what to bring, setting up camp, testing ore, and battling Indians and disease. Includes a separate b&w map. Cloth edition (unseen), $14.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Book Description Ye Galleon Pr, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Includes folding map in rear pocket. Reprint of the hugely influential guidebook (Howes, W-104). This is an unused book from the warehouse of a former new-book distributor. Seller Inventory # mon0000093517
Book Description Ye Galleon Pr, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0877706867
Book Description Ye Galleon Pr, 1999. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0877706867