Item #2554 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. 1957 University of Utah Edition (Bancroft). Cloth. (vii)168 pages. Sans dust jacket. Folding map of The Mariposa Indian War, showing the campaigns of the Mariposa Battalion, in and around Yosemite. Cloth. 7" x 10 1/4". Many unopened pages. Tipped in frontispiece portrait from photograph of Eccleston.This is the1957 edition by the University of Utah Press. A page at the front of the book states that this is #6 of the Bancroft Library Publications, and that 500 copies have been printed by the University of Utah Press for the Friends of the Bancroft Library. 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. AVery Good Plus copy (some edgewear), 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. Near Fine / Custom Clear Mylar. Item #2554

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