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HISTORY OF THE DONNER PARTY. A Tragedy of the Sierra. Second edition - illustrated.
A.L. Bancroft & Company, San Francisco 1880 - 261 pages of text. Original plum cloth binding is moderately sunned on the spine and rubbed and shelfworn; protected in archival mylar. Contains a frontis and 12 additional plates not present in the first edition. The text is lightly foxed. A few pages are a bit edgeworn. Howes M102. Rewritten, with portraits of the survivors. From page 187 of the text "Relief came not, and as starvation crept close to himself and those around him, Patrick Breen determined that it was his duty to employ the means of sustaining life which God seemed to have placed before them." Cannibalism. Second edition. Size: Octavo (8vo) [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Kurt Gippert Bookseller ABAA]
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