Round Cape Horn. Voyage of the Passenger-Ship James W. Paige, from Maine to California in the year 1852. Joseph LAMSON.

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Round Cape Horn. Voyage of the Passenger-Ship James W. Paige, from Maine to California in the year 1852.

Bangor: Maine, 1878.

Small octavo, original quarter cloth and boards, printed paper label.

A scarce book, describing a voyage from Maine to California passing under the Horn, with short descriptions of life in California in the 1850s. "This is another narrative of a voyage to San Francisco via Cape Horn; it deals a bit more deeply with the personalities aboard ship and has a "California Scenes" section, which is a series of vignettes on California - Sacramento, the Redwoods, Indians, Yosemite and native animals are among the subjects dealt with" (Hill).

A scarce book, describing a voyage from Maine to California passing under the Horn, with short descriptions of life in California in the 1850s. "This is another narrative of a voyage to San Francisco via Cape Horn; it deals a bit more deeply with the personalities aboard ship and has a "California Scenes" section, which is a series of vignettes on California - Sacramento, the Redwoods, Indians, Yosemite and native animals are among the subjects dealt with" (Hill).

Cowan, p. 341; Hill, 965.

Condition Report: A nice copy.

Price (AUD): $650.00

US$501.12   Other currencies

Ref: #1906944

Condition Report