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Eldorado, Or, Adventures in the Path of Empire: Comprising a Voyage to California via Panama
NY: Putnam, 1850. Second edition. Hardcover. Good. 2 volumes. 8vo. xiii,251;(ii),247pp. plus ads. Original green cloth, gilt titles and with embossing on spine and upper boards. Illustrated by the author with full page plates tinted in soft colors. General foxing to the text and plates; light wear to edges, hinges and spine tips; the upper Hinge of Vol. 2 Worn and Neatly Mended. Ownership name and bookplate. The author gives eye-witness accounts of San Francisco, Monterey, the Gold Region and the California Constitutional Covention as well as his travel in Mexico. This is the second edition, issued the same year as the first, and with the same collation. Howes T-43; Cowan, p. 630; Zamarano 80, 73. Called one of the best accounts of the Convention we have.
      [Bookseller: Thorn Books]
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