Item #2530 THE MARIPOSA INDIAN WAR 1850-1851. Robert : CRAMPTON ECCLESTON, C. Gregory.
THE MARIPOSA INDIAN WAR 1850-1851
THE MARIPOSA INDIAN WAR 1850-1851
THE MARIPOSA INDIAN WAR 1850-1851
THE MARIPOSA INDIAN WAR 1850-1851

THE MARIPOSA INDIAN WAR 1850-1851

Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1975. 1975 Utah Press Reprint Edition. Cloth-backed cloth. (vii)168 pages. Illustrated dust jacket. Folding map of The Mariposa Indian War, showing the campaigns of the Mariposa Battalion, in and around Yosemite. Black cloth-backed copper cloth. Frontis portrait from photograph of Eccleston.This is the 1975 reprint edition of the 1957 edition by the University of Utah Press. The Utah editions continue the first published diaries of Robert Eccleston, under the title "Overland to California on the Southwestern Trail, 1849", distributed to the Friends of the Bancroft Library in 1950. In addition to the diaries, the Utah editions contain the aforementioned map, Dr. Crampton's useful notes and Introduction, a full roster of the Mariposa Battalion, and a bibliography. Eccleston is the only member of the Battalion known to have kept a contemporary record of the War. While pursuing the Indians, the Mariposa Battalion explored the Yosemite valley, the Fresno Big Trees, and the High Sierra between the main forks of the Merced and San Joaquin Rivers. San Jose historian Clyde Arbuckle's copy with his name unobtrusively stamped on the front pastedown under the DJ flap. A Fine copy, in a Near Fine jacket, (slight rubbing and sunning of the spine and a small closed rear cover tear), now in a clear mylar protective sleeve. Kurutz 215. ALWAYS FREE SHIPPING of our books in boxes, via media mail, to any United States address. Fine / Near Fine. Item #2530

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