47 pages, original printed wraps, chipping to upper spine, housed in a custom case. Graff 1216, Herd 747, "This rare little booklet is written in the form of a diary and contains details of the earliest cattle drive." Howes E66, Merrill Aristocrat, Six-Score 36, "Aside from its cattle interest, which recounts bringing some 630 head of cattle from California to Oregon, the book is also a California and fur trade item."
Title: California In 1837 Diary of Col. Philip L. Edwards Containing An Account of a Trip to the Pacific Coast
Author: Edwards, Philip L.
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Sacramento, A. J. Johnson & Co. Printers: 1890
Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Near Fine
Product Type: Book
Seller ID: 014342
Keywords: cowboys, cattle drives, ranching, overland travel, California, Oregon, fur trade