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New York: George P. Putnam; London: Richard Bentley, 1850. In Two Volumes. First edition, first issue, printing B of the ads at the end of v.2 (BAL 19638; Kurutz, 618a). Original green cloth, gilt lettered, decorated in blind, Volume 1: xii, 251; v.2: ii, 247, 24 leaves of ads inserted. four tinted lithographs in each volume, after drawings by Taylor himself. "Probably the outstanding book on the early gold rush in California...Bayard Taylor saw everything and recorded what he saw" (Zamorano 80, no.73). Book label of Julia A. Munger in each volume, obscuring an earlier label. A little wear to spine ends and tips. Spine cloth sunned, gilt dull. Front endpapers cracked in v.1. Moderate foxing to binder's leaves, inserted lithographs and their tissue guards, little foxing elsewhere. A Very Good copy.
Title: Eldorado, Or, Adventures in the Path to Empire...
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