Eldorado, or Adventures in the Path of Empire, Comprising a Voyage to California, via Panama, Life in San Francisco and Monterey, Pictures of the Gold Region, and Experiences of Mexican Travel.

By: Bayard Taylor (1825-1878).

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FIRST EDITION, thus. Series: Western Americana. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. [i], (xxx), (377) pp. 8 illustrations, one in color and the rest black and white; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped black cloth, dust-jacket in archival mylar; binding square and tight, corners lightly bumped, dust-jacket with light shelf wear. Very Good. Bayard Taylor was an American writer and travel journalist who was known as a modern Marco Polo. Eldorado is his account of the California Gold Rush as a journalist for the New York Tribune. This edition is part of the Western Americana Series by Alfred A. Knopf, planned in connection with California's centenary celebrations, 1946-1950. The series was edited by Robert Glass Cleland of the Huntington Library, who provided an introduction for Eldorado.

Title: Eldorado, or Adventures in the Path of Empire, Comprising a Voyage to California, via Panama, Life in San Francisco and Monterey, Pictures of the Gold Region, and Experiences of Mexican Travel.

Author Name: Bayard Taylor (1825-1878).

Categories: California Gold Rush, California History, California History, Travel and Exploration, Western Americana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York:, Alfred A. Knopf,: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GY815-120

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