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A Journal of the Overland Route to California by ALDRICH Lorenzo D - First edition thus. Great Americana Series - (1966) - from Randall House Rare Books and Biblio.com

A Journal of the Overland Route to California

by ALDRICH Lorenzo D

Condition: Fine


N.p.: Readex Microprint Corporation, (1966). First edition thus. Great Americana Series. black leatherette with gilt lettering. Fine. Octavo. “Originally published in 1851,[this journal], a very rare tract, describes the southern route from Fort Smith, Arkansas, to San Diego, California. It is one of the earliest reports of this route.” -from the Foreword.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56768
  • Title: A Journal of the Overland Route to California
  • Author: ALDRICH Lorenzo D
  • Format/binding: Black leatherette with gilt lettering
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Edition: First edition thus. Great Americana Series
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Readex Microprint Corporation
  • Place: N.p.
  • Date published: (1966)
  • Keywords: Overland Routes, Californiana, Nineteenth Century Travel Journals, Nineteenth Century California, Southern Route, Nineteenth Century Arkansas, Wagon Train, Pioneers, Frontier Life, Nineteenth Century Santa Fe, Native Americans, AmInB
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Octavo


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