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												The Log of a Forty-Niner: Journal of a Voyage From Newburyport to San  Francisco in the Brig Gen'l Worth… by  Carolyn Hale (editor)  Richard L.; RUSS
	 - Hardcover
			 - 1923
		 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 80853)

The Log of a Forty-Niner: Journal of a Voyage From Newburyport to San Francisco in the Brig Gen'l Worth Commanded By Captain Samuel Walton

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The Log of a Forty-Niner: Journal of a Voyage From Newburyport to San Francisco in the Brig Gen'l Worth Commanded By Captain Samuel Walton

by HALE, Richard L.; RUSS, Carolyn Hale (editor)

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Boston: B. J. Brimmer Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1923. Hardcover. A account of a voyage from Newburyport, Massachusetts to San Francisco by Richard L. Hale and subsequent adventures between 1849 and 1854. Edited from her father's manuscripts by his daughter Carolyn Hale Russ, who has supplied a foreword. With illustrations by Richard Hale, along with plates bearing photographic portraits and journal entries. --- In dark green paper-covered boards backed in navy cloth, with paper labels to cover and spine. --- Despite wear to cover edges, partial loss of spine label, prior owner's signature to front paste-down, and some discoloration to a few leaves volume remains firm and solid.; Tall Octavo (9 to 10 in. tall); 183 pages .

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bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
80853
Title
The Log of a Forty-Niner: Journal of a Voyage From Newburyport to San Francisco in the Brig Gen'l Worth Commanded By Captain Samuel Walton
Author
HALE, Richard L.; RUSS, Carolyn Hale (editor)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
B. J. Brimmer Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1923
Bookseller catalogs
>>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir; >>American History & Politics;

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