PRENTICE MULFORD'S STORY Life by Land and Sea
New York F. J. Needham, Publisher 1889 299 (1 Advert.) pages. First Edition. Original maroon illustrated cloth. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4". A book in the publisher's "White Cross Library" series. The memoirs of Prentice Mulford (1834-1891), a noted literary humorist. New Yorker Mulford came to California in 1856, spent several years in the mining life, and serving as a cook on a whaling vessel, which he describes in charming detail. After losing an election for the California Assembly, he lived in San Francisco, writing for The Golden Era and other papers. After 16 years in California, he returned to New York, where he continued to write and lecture. He became known as a founder of the New Thought philosophy. Cowan p. 447. Howes 882. A Near Fine copy (trivial edgwear at the spine-ends) and now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address.
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Jacket Condition: Custom Clear Mylar
Binding: Decorated Cloth
Condition: Near Fine
Book Id: 1812