An Overland Journey, from New York to San Francisco, in the Summer of 1859. Horace Greeley.

An Overland Journey, from New York to San Francisco, in the Summer of 1859.

Hew York; San Francisco: C.M. Saxton, Barker & Co.; H.H. Bancroft and Co, 1860.

First Edition. pp. 386, [10, ads]. 1 vols. 8vo. Original brown embossed cloth, rubbed at extremities, upper joint tender. Very Good Howes G355; Sabin 28940; Graff 1635; Wagner-Camp 359. Item #34687

First publication in book form of letters written by Greeley to the New York Tribune during his journey through Kansas, Utah, and California. “Whoever visits California a few years hence, will doubtless find it greatly changed from the California so hastily run over but faithfully described by me in August, 1859. … The antiquary of 1870 may derive gratification if not instruction from a contrast of the populous, enterprising, and thrifty Central North America of his day, with that same region overrun and roughly depicted by me in the summer of 1859”.

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