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William Redmond Ryan
William Redmond Ryan / Personal Adventures in Upper & Lower California 1st ed
London: William Shoberl, 1850. Personal Adventures in Upper and Lower California in 1848-9; with the Author's Experiences At the Mines. Illustrated by Twenty-Three Drawings, Taken on the Spot. Vol. I and II. William Redmond Ryan. First Edition London: William Shoberl. Very Good. 1850. First Edition. Hardcover. Marbled boards with three-quarter leather and gilt imprint, five bands on spine. Light shelf wear with one rear edge rubbed. Leather pattern on edges of endpapers. Gilt top edge. Light soil on just a few pages. Text block free of markings. Vol I 347pp. Vol II 413pp. Frontispieces of San Francisco and the Stanislaus Mine. Good descriptions from an Englishman who describes how he joined an 1847 expedition to the West and ended up in the American military at the start of the California Gold Rush, [Thumbnails Below]. [Attributes: First Edition]
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