Title Scenery of the Plains, Mountains and Mines; or A Diary Kept Upon the Overland Route to California, By the Way of the Great Salt Lake: Travels in the Cities, Mines, and Agricultural Districts--Embracing the Return by the Pacific Ocean and Central America in the Years 1850, '51, '52, and '53
Book Condition Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Ogdensburgh, NY J.C. Sprague 1855
Seller ID 019101
Original publisher's brown cloth binding. 5 1/4" x 8 1/8." 324 pages, complete. Lacking front and back end papers. Spine has the title in relief only (no color on the title). The spine and edges of the book are chipped. Staining and foxing. Langworthy's personal account of his travels to California beginning from Galena, Illinois. He details many observations of his trip such as California's flora and fauna, the mining industry, and gambling halls. The book concludes with his return home via Nicaragua.
California Gold Rush. Early California history. California flora and fauna. Mining. SG-1.