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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 Interest, and A Full Description of Its Gold Mines

by ROOT Riley

Condition: Covers a little dust soiled, else fine


Oakland: Biobooks, 1955. California Heritage #41. green cloth, gilt cloth spine lettered in black. Covers a little dust soiled, else fine. Octavo. One of 500 copies .
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 19314
  • Title: Journal of Travels from St. Josephs to Oregon with Observations of that Country, Together with A Description of California, Its Agricultural Interest, and A Full Description of Its Gold Mines
  • Author: ROOT Riley
  • Format/binding: Green cloth, gilt cloth spine lettered in black
  • Book condition: Used - Covers a little dust soiled, else fine
  • Edition: California Heritage #41
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Biobooks
  • Place: Oakland
  • Date published: 1955
  • Keywords: Biobooks, western americana, california, oregon, overland, gold rush
  • Size: Octavo

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