AN OVERLAND JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO IN THE SUMMER OF 1859: Greeley, Horace

AN OVERLAND JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO IN THE SUMMER OF 1859

Greeley, Horace

Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1964
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First Borzoi Edition. Edited, and with Notes and an Introduction, by Charles T. Duncan. Frontispiece engraving of Horace Greeley, a map of An Overland Journey, a facsimile of Greeley's handwriting and a facsimile of the title page of the 1860 edition. Endpapers are maps. Brown cloth with gilt letters and gilt decorations on the spine and with a blind stamped image of stylized mesas on the front cover. Fine with no noticeable defects and no internal markings. Dust jacket near fine and not price-clipped. This is an account of the one of the most famous trips in American journalism. During his 1859 trip across the United States, Greeley send back to his paper thirty-two dispatches, and these, along with a final chapter arguing the merits of a railroad to the Pacific, were published as a book the following year. [from the dust jacket]. Bookseller Inventory # 007668

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Title: AN OVERLAND JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO SAN ...

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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