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The Santa Fe Trail to California 1849 - 1852. The Journal and Drawings of H.M.T. Powell
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1931. One of 300 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press for The Book Club of California. Folding frontispiece, plates and folding map. [14], 272 pp. 1 vols. Folio. Original half pigskin and cloth. Joints rubbed, bookplate on front pastedown, cloth a bit darkened at edges; very good in later half morocco slipcase and chemise. One of the Masterpieces of Grabhorn Printing One of 300 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press for The Book Club of California, and generally considered to be one of the masterpieces of Grabhorn printing. Powell's extensive and detailed diary is one of the few gold rush narratives to follow the southern route, going over the Santa Fe Trail through New Mexico and Arizona. His journal then records his sojourn in the mines. An important modern overland and fine press classic.
      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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