2nd edition, the first was published in 1851, Original printed wraps, 45 pages, slight edge wear, small library stamp on cover, limited to 200-250 copies. Mintz # 421 The doctor left Racine the fifth of March, and during the stifling months of July and August became one of those who encountered numerous difficulties along the Humboldt River. He was one of the few who made it. On reaching Placerville, August 15, he began his practice of medicine." "May be considered the rarest of all California Trail overland accounts." Wagner-Camp 204 note.
Title: Journal Of Travel Across The Plains To California And Guide To The Future Emigrant
Author: Shepherd, James S. Dr.
Publisher: (Placerville), 1945
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Very Good+
Product Type: Book
Seller ID: 14163
Keywords: Overland Travel, Immigrants, California Trail, Wagon Trains, Placerville