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Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail by  Archer Butler HULBERT - First Edition - 1931 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 80848)

Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail

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Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail

by HULBERT, Archer Butler

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  • hardcover
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good- with no dust jacket. 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. First edition. In this work the author takes the reader along with those who made the trek from Independence, Missouri to the gold fields of California in the late 1840s. Amusing illustrations are generously scattered throughout, along with maps and songs with musical notations. Indexed. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with blindstamped device on cover; titling gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With foxing to some leaves, dulling to spine gilding & some minor discoloration to back cover; volume is otherwise firm and clean.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); xvii, 340 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
80848
Title
Forty-Niners: The Chronicle of the California Trail
Author
HULBERT, Archer Butler
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good- with no dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Little, Brown and Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1931
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