SEEING THE ELEPHANT; Letters of R. R. Taylor forty-niner. R. R. TAYLOR, John Walton CAUGHEY.
SEEING THE ELEPHANT; Letters of R. R. Taylor forty-niner.
SEEING THE ELEPHANT; Letters of R. R. Taylor forty-niner.
SEEING THE ELEPHANT; Letters of R. R. Taylor forty-niner.

SEEING THE ELEPHANT; Letters of R. R. Taylor forty-niner.

Los Angeles: The Ward Ritchie Press, 1951. First Edition. (xv) 107 pages. First Edition. Illustrated. Editied by John Walton Caughey. Limited to 250 un-numbered copies. Cloth-backed illustrated boards. 6 1/2" x 10". An early forty-niner, R. R. Taylor came through Panama and spent much of his argonaut experience in San Francisco after a disappointing try at mining. In San Francisco, he bought a scow and tried lightering, but finally opened a shanty grocery in Happy Valley. He made enough to return home to Massachusetts with a small nestegg in 1850. A FINE copy, now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING via media mail to any United States address. Item #1642

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