The Gold Rush. Voyage of the Ship Loo Choo Around the Horn in 1849
first editionoriginal orange cloth decorated and lettered in gilt
(1977)·Mount Pleasant, Michigan
by GOODMAN John B., Editor
Mount Pleasant, Michigan: The Cumming Press, (1977). First edition. original orange cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. As new. Quarto. One of 487 copies "The story of the ship "Loo Choo's" California voyage has come down to us today through several letters, rather than a diary or journal. ... of the opinion that [Morgan] Bates kept a diary, since the letters seem to be excerpted ... letters describing such a sea voyage in detail were uncommon ... Morgan Bates letters therefore are unique for he wrote almost solely and at length of the ship's voyage." -from the introduction. (Inventory #: 33557)
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