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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
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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 Root, Riley

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 .

$15.00

Journals of Theodore Talbot
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Journals of Theodore Talbot

By Carey, Charles H. , editor

Portland, Oregon: Metropolitan Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1931. Hardcover. Blue buckram boards with silver title on front and paper paste-down title on spine. Very light scuffing to front board. Label is considerably toned, but firmly affixed to spine. Light wear to head and tail of spine. Pages are lightly toned, but text block is very clean. Binding is tight and square. The journals of Theodore Talbot with the Fremont Expedition of 1843 and with the First Military Company in Oregon Territory, 1849-1852. Edited and with notes by Charles H. Carey. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 153 pp .

$18.00