Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar, 1827-1905: Half a Century in War and Peace
Second edition (following a privately printed two-volume set in 1914). 528 pages. Folding map. The adventures of a gold seeker in California, who saw gunfights, mutiny on the high seas, and later became a lawyer. 'Largely devoted to the opening and development of the West from 1849 to 1860, in which Wistar played a conspicuous part before achieving fame and fortune in Pennsylvania'--Howes US-iana W598. See also Kurutz's The California Gold Rush, 691b. First edition thus. Very good in a very good, spine faded dust jacket showing some loss at the corners. Bookseller Inventory # 45229
Title: Autobiography of Isaac Jones Wistar, 1827-...
Publisher: The Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, Philadelphia
Publication Date: 1937
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition Thus.
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