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Journal of Travels from St. Josephs to Oregon with Observations of That  Country, Together with a Description of California: its Agricultural  Interests and a Full Description of its Gold Mines by  Riley Root - Hardcover - Limited Edition - 1955 - from Back of Beyond Books, ABAA and Biblio.com

Journal of Travels from St. Josephs to Oregon with Observations of That Country, Together with a Description of California: its Agricultural Interests and a Full Description of its Gold Mines

by Root, Riley

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Oakland, CA: Biobooks. Good with no dust jacket. 1955. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Turquoise cloth boards with gilded spine and black text. Deckled fore-edge. Very light soiling to boards and top edge. Toning to front and back gutters. Light toning to pages. Text block is very clean, and binding is square and tight. One of 500 copies printed by The Abbey Press. The first California edition of the journals of Riley Root from an 1848 journey across the United States, with a foreword by Joseph A. Sullivan. ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 130 pp .


  • Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 015535
  • Title: Journal of Travels from St. Josephs to Oregon with Observations of That Country, Together with a Description of California: its Agricultural Interests and a Full Description of its Gold Mines
  • Author: Root, Riley
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good with no dust jacket
  • Edition: Limited Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Biobooks
  • Place: Oakland, CA
  • Date published: 1955
  • Keywords: Journal, Travel, Gold Mining, California
  • Bookseller catalogs: Journal; Diary;


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