From East Prussia to the Golden Gate

By: Lecouvreur, Frank; Translated and compiled by Julius C. Behnke.

Price: $185.00

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Book Condition: Very Good

First Edition. xiii, -[14]-355 pp. With black-and-white plates throughout. 23x15 cm (9 x 6inches), Green cloth, gilt vignette on front panel.

"When the late Frank Lecouvreur left his native land in 1851 for California, leaving behind his parents and the dear friends of his youth, following the promptings of his large heart he kept a careful journal of the sights and the unusual experiences that were his in travel, and in the new land he had chosen as a field for his activities." - Preface.

Bindings square and tight. Front hinge firm but has some open spots Text clean with a few minor spots of foxing. Minor fading to spine .Light shelf handling.

Double page map of the area of the Feather and Yuba Rivers. Portrait frontispiece and 22 illustrations. Some Topics During 1852 and 1853, the author was at the California mines. Los Angles Vigilance Committee, Indians and Game, Chinese Massacre, Mining on the Yuba.

REF: OCLC 816489039; CSL: B L468l; LCon: F865 .L46; Howes: L177

Title: From East Prussia to the Golden Gate

Author Name: Lecouvreur, Frank; Translated and compiled by Julius C. Behnke.


Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York & Los Angeles, Angelina Book Concern: 1906

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

Seller ID: 005265

Keywords: Voyages to the Pacific coast; Ethnic groups--California; Mines and mineral resources--California; Agriculture--California; Business--California; California--Description and travel.,