Eldorado, or, Adventures in the Path of Empire.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1949. Hardcover. 10.5" x 6.25". 377pp. Decorative black cloth covered boards with gilt lettering on spine. In original green dust jacket with general wear and some soiling; otherwise a VG copy. Introduction by Robert Glass Cleland and illustrated with reproductions of eight lithographs based on Taylor's sketches for the original edition. Reprint of the newsman/poet/traveler follows the path of California-bound emigrants during the height of the gold rush in 1849. This book has some of the best descriptions of early San Francisco and the Constitutional Convention at Monterey. Item #6185

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