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A Journey to California, 1841. The First Emigrant Party to California by Wagon Train. The Journal of John Birdwell

Bidwell, John. Introduced by Francis P. Farquhar

Published by The Friends of the Bancroft Library, Berkeley, Ca, 1964
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.)

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Original blue and tan plaid cloth with gilt lettering on spine. 7 X 10 1/2 inches. John Birdwell (1819-1900) at nearly 22 years old set forth to California in 1841. This copy is in 2 sections. The first section is a type account of Mr. Bidwell's journey. 53 pages. The second section is facsimile of Mr. Birdwell's journey. 32 pages. Copy also has a folded pullout of a map of the Birdwell journey. Map is fully intact. Deckled edges. Pages are very clean and complete. Binding is tight. Bookseller Inventory # 017390

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Title: A Journey to California, 1841. The First ...

Publisher: The Friends of the Bancroft Library, Berkeley, Ca

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

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