Off for California : the Letters, Log and Sketches of William H. Dougal, Gold Rush Artist

Dougal, William H.

Published by Biobooks, Oakland, California, 1949
Used Condition: Collectible-Very Good Hardcover
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Publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt decoration, minor rubbing. Dimensions 12 x 9 inches. Offsetting on front and back fly leaves. 62 pages with notes. Only 600 copies published, per colophon. Signed by Joseph A. Sullivan, who wrote the introduction. William H. Dougal (1822-1895) was a Washington, D. C., engraver who purchased the ship "Galinda" to take goods and passengers to San Francisco in 1849. He returned via Panama in 1850. This volume is a collection of his log, letters and pencil sketches from his travels. It includes 3 pencil sketches from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; 10 from California, including a panoramic view of San Francisco, 5 from Acapulco, Mexico, and two from the Chagres River in Panama. Bookseller Inventory # 016208


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Title: Off for California : the Letters, Log and ...

Publisher: Biobooks, Oakland, California

Publication Date: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Dougal, William H.

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

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