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Off at Sunrise. The Overland Journal of Charles Glass Gray by GRAY Charles Glass - First edition - (1976) - from Randall House Rare Books and Biblio.com

Off at Sunrise. The Overland Journal of Charles Glass Gray

by GRAY Charles Glass

Condition: Slight soiling of top edges, else fine/dust jacket (quite silverfished)


San Marino: Huntington Library, (1976). First edition. blue cloth with gilt lettering and map endpapers. Slight soiling of top edges, else fine/dust jacket (quite silverfished). Quarto. Illustrated with facsimiles of the journal and line drawings by Goldsborough Bruff “This is a vivid and literate account of an overland journey during the gold-rush year of 1849.” -from the dust jacket.
  • Bookseller: Randall House Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 56730
  • Title: Off at Sunrise. The Overland Journal of Charles Glass Gray
  • Author: GRAY Charles Glass
  • Format/binding: Blue cloth with gilt lettering and map endpapers
  • Book condition: Used - Slight soiling of top edges, else fine
  • Jacket condition: dust jacket (quite silverfished)
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Huntington Library
  • Place: San Marino
  • Date published: (1976)
  • Keywords: Nineteenth Century Overland Journeys, Travel Journals, Overland Accounts, Gold Rush, Californiana, Western Americana, Newark Overland Party, General John S. Darcy, Nineteenth Century expeditions
  • Bookseller catalogs: Californiana;
  • Size: Quarto


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