THE CALIFORNIA PILGRIM; A Series of Lectures. J. A. BENTON.

THE CALIFORNIA PILGRIM; A Series of Lectures

Sacramento: Solomon Alter, 1853. First Edition. (viii) 261 pages. Small octavo. Black cloth.Gold stamped spine titling. Illustrated: 6 plates by Charles Nahl. First Edition. Per Cowan II, 48: "Written in the form of an allegory, this work gives many details of Californian life. The author, a clergyman, was the founder of the Congregational church in California, having arrived in 1849. The plates six in number are apparently some of the earlier work of Charles Nahl, afterwards famous." Rubbed, some edgewear, corners showing, front hinge starting, foxing to early pages; still, Very Good Plus overall and now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. Kurutz 49; Greenwood 378; Rocq 6622. Item #1088

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