Item #31416 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, VOLUMES 1 & 2. Bayard Taylor.

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, VOLUMES 1 & 2

London: Henry G. Bohn, 1850. Early edition. Hardcover. Item #31416

Both volumes are bound into a single book. The first edition of Eldorado was published simultaneously by Putnam's in New York and Richard Bentley in London. This Henry G. Bohn edition was published shortly after in the same year. Zamorano #73. "His portrayal of San Francisco and Sacramento are verbal masterpieces." See; Volkmann, Jr. Auction, A Complete Collection of Zamorano 80, pp 258 - 260. Howes: USiana, T43. Graff: 4074. 360 pages, less the plates, as issued by this publisher. Bound in half leather over marbled paper covered boards. Front hinge cracked and rear hinge just starting. Leather with short crack along spine. An attractive, very good copy.

Price: $175.00

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