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From East Prussia to the Golden Gate

From East Prussia to the Golden Gate

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From East Prussia to the Golden Gate

by Lecouvreur, Frank; Translated and compiled by Julius C. Behnke

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New York & Los Angeles: Angelina Book Concern, 1906. First Edition, First Printing. A Very Good hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket As Issued.

Bindings square and tight. Front hinge firm but has some open spots Text clean with a few minor spots of foxing. Minor fading to spine .Light shelf handling. First Edition. xiii, -[14]-355 pp. With black-and-white plates throughout. 23x15 cm (9 x 6inches), Green cloth, gilt vignette on front panel.  Double page map of the area of the Feather and Yuba Rivers. Portrait frontispiece and 22 illustrations.

REF: OCLC 816489039; CSL: B L468l; LCon: F865 .L46; Howes: L177. "When the late Frank Lecouvreur left his native land in 1851 for California, leaving behind his parents and the dear friends of his youth, following the promptings of his large heart he kept a careful journal of the sights and the unusual experiences that were his in travel, and in the new land he had chosen as a field for his activities." - Preface.

During 1852 and 1853, the author was at the California mines. Los Angles Vigilance Committee, Indians and Game, Chinese Massacre, Mining on the Yuba.


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From East Prussia to the Golden Gate
Lecouvreur, Frank; Translated and compiled by Julius C. Behnke
A Very Good hardcover
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First Edition, First Printing
Angelina Book Concern
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New York & Los Angeles
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Voyages to the Pacific coast; Ethnic groups--California; Mines and mineral resources--California; Agriculture--California; Business--California; California--Description and travel.

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