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A Few Thoughts about the Pacific Coast for the Family Circle [cover title]: Journal. April 5 - May 20, 1882. [binding title]: Hattie's California Trip 1882

by R., H.C. [Henry Cornelius Robinson]

Price: $2,500.00
from: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA


  • Seller Inventory #: 419643
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Near Fine
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: no publisher]
  • Place: [Hartford, Connecticut
  • Date published: 1882
  • Keywords: WesternAmericana, Americana, Travel/GeographicNon-fiction, Women, Bindings

[Hartford, Connecticut: no publisher], 1882. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition. Octavo. 52pp. Pink printed glazed wrappers, bound in full morocco presentation binding with wrappers bound in and "Hattie's California Trip 1882" in gilt on front board. All edges gilt. Boards a bit warped, joints worn but holding. Name of "Mr. A. C. Barnes" on the front wrap, vertical crease on the pamphlet, label on front pastedown bequeathing the book, else very good. Barnes is noted as part of the party (including a passage where an Army Captain, enamored of her, tags along with them to Salt Lake City). A lively account of a train trip to California and the West, with observations on the Mormons, Chinese immigrants, black train porters, and descriptions of Western locations. *OCLC* locates five copies and identifies the author as Henry Cornelius Robinson.