AN OVERLAND JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO, IN THE SUMMER OF 1859. Horace GREELEY.
AN OVERLAND JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO, IN THE SUMMER OF 1859
AN OVERLAND JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO, IN THE SUMMER OF 1859
AN OVERLAND JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO, IN THE SUMMER OF 1859

AN OVERLAND JOURNEY FROM NEW YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO, IN THE SUMMER OF 1859

New York: C. M. Saxton, Barker & Company, 1860. First Thus. Original cloth. 386 (10 adverts.) pp. Original blind-stamped brown cloth; gilt spine titling. 5" x 7 3/4". From a series of letters which esteemed newspaperman Greeley wrote to The New York Tribune. Greeley traveled by train and steamboat to Atchison, Kansas, and thence to the Great West of 1860, including Denver, Laramie, Salt Lake City (where he interviewed Brigham Young), Carson Valley and the Sierra Nevada, Yosemite, Gold Country and San Francisco. He championed the building of the transcontinental railroad. Cowan p. 247; Howes G355; Mintz 189; Wagner/Camp 359; Graff 1635. A Very Good Plus or better copy (edgewear at spine; rubbed titling; occasional foxing), now in a custom clear mylar protective jacket. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes, via media mail, to any United States address. Very Good Plus / Custom Clear Mylar. Item #2263

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