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Eldorado: Or Adventures in the Path of the Empire by Bayard Taylor - Hardcover - 1860 - from The Bookstore and

Eldorado: Or Adventures in the Path of the Empire

by Bayard Taylor

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket

New York: G. P. Putnam, 1860. First c1850, this is the 18th Edition of 1860. Brown pebbled cloth w/blind stamped covers, gold spine lettering, green endpapers, 444 pgs. Binding sound, Covers clean w/spine fade, top spine edge crease to cloth. Pages have light foxing, Historical Society Discard stamp on title pg. A voyage to California, via Panama: Life in San Francisco and Monterey: Pictures of the Gold Region, and experiences of Mexican travel. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket.


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