A Gold Rush Voyage on the Bark Orion from Boston around Cape Horn to San Francisco, 1849-1850. A Unique Record Based Upon the Journals of

WIENPAHL, Robert W, editor .
Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1978. Frontispiece illustration.
First edition. .
Large quarto, blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, fold-out chart , pictorial dust jacket (tiny tear top front panel). Slight foxing on top and side edges, else fine.

"This interesting and innovative presentation of four separate accounts of the same voyage around the Horn in 1849-50 is of interest to both gold rush and seafaring buffs .. A solid historical introduction and thorough annotation provide the necessary setting for the non-historian, the landlubber, or expert in either field. A complete list of the passengers and crew is given, together with biographical information on the journalists and captain." from dust jacket.

Price: $15.00
SKU: 55244
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