Records of A California Family: Journals and Letters of Lewis C. Gunn and Elizabeth Le Breton Gunn

By: [Marston, Anna Lee, ed.

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First edition. 8vo. Original 1/2 dark blue cloth stamped in gilt over light blue boards.279 pages + 2 page genealogy chart. Color frontispiece and 15 b/w photogravures. No signatures or bookplates. One of 300 copies, this copy unnumbered but with the very scarce photographic plate opposite page 276, "George W. and Anna L.Marston and their Grandchildren". Includes a day-by-day journal of Gunn’s trip on horseback across Mexico on his way to the gold fields and Elizabeth Gunn's contemporary account of her trip around the Horn to California." Wheat 85. Howes M-324. Also includes an account of a ten years' residence in Sonora, 1851-1861, and accounts of later years spent in both San Francisco and San Diego.. Good. Small tape repair to top edge front cover, edges and corners lightly rubbed. This copy ex-libris Ruth Ann Newport, Historian for the County of Tuolumne Calif. with her small blind-stamp at bottom of title page and last leaf.

Title: Records of A California Family: Journals and Letters of Lewis C. Gunn and Elizabeth Le Breton Gunn

Author Name: [Marston, Anna Lee, ed.

Categories: Californiana, Biography & Memoirs, U.S. History,

Edition: 1st

Publisher: San Francisco, Printed for Anna Lee Marston by Johnck and Seeger: 1928

Seller ID: dg17121003

Keywords: California, Gold Rush