1849 1ed Farnham Travels in California & Oregon GOLD RUSH Illustrated Rocky Mt

FARNHAM, Thomas J

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Thomas J Farnham was a 19th-century American explorer who found himself in the Midwest plains, the Oregon Trail, and California. In 1843, his fame began to rise with the release of his book ‘Travels in the Great Western Prairies’. He followed the success of that book with ‘Travels in California’ which covered his exploration up and down the Pacific Coast – Rocky Mountain hiking, hunting, and gem mining. It should be noted that this work is one of the earliest printed works to provide descriptions of the California Gold Rush! Howes notes that this work was sequel to ‘Western Prairies’.

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1849 1ed Farnham Travels in California & Oregon GOLD RUSH Illustrated Rocky Mt

 

Thomas J Farnham was a 19th-century American explorer who found himself in the Midwest plains, the Oregon Trail, and California. In 1843, his fame began to rise with the release of his book ‘Travels in the Great Western Prairies’. He followed the success of that book with ‘Travels in California’ which covered his exploration up and down the Pacific Coast – Rocky Mountain hiking, hunting, and gem mining. It should be noted that this work is one of the earliest printed works to provide descriptions of the California Gold Rush! Howes notes that this work was sequel to ‘Western Prairies’.

 

Item number: #14950

Price: $550

 

FARNHAM, Thomas J

 

Life, adventures, and travels in California : to which are added the Conquest of California, Travels in Oregon, and History of the gold regions

 

New York : Published by Nafis & Cornish ; St. Louis, Mo. : Van Dien & MacDonald, 1849. First Nafis edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • Iv, 468, [2]
    • 48 illustrations
  • References: Howes F 49; Graff 1294; Wagner Camp 107; Wheat 609; Cowan 83
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9.5in X 6.5in (23.5cm x 16cm)

 

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14950

Categories

Americana, American History

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

FARNHAM, Thomas J

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete