The California Diary of General E. D. Townsend

TOWNSEND, E. D. Edited by Malcolm Edwards.
(Los Angeles): The Ward Ritchie Press, (1970). Illustrated with photographs, drawings, maps.
First edition.
Quarto, black cloth with gilt lettering in publisher’s gray cardboard slip case. As new.

“Captain Edward Davis Townsend’s diary adds to the short bookshelf of Western literature written in the period of the early 1850’s. The journal he kept...is a narrative of incidents, locales and personalities along [the Pacific Mail Steamship] route which stretched from Cuba and Panama to California and the Columbia River country of the Northwest.” - from the Foreword.

Price: $10.00
SKU: 34587
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