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Author Meyer, Carl, of Basel.

Title Bound for Sacramento : travel-pictures of a returned wanderer / translated from the German by Ruth Frey Axe ; introduction by Henry R. Wagner.

Imprint Claremont, California : Saunders Studio Press, 1938.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Centennial Room    R PAS 979.4 M612    Available
Description xii pages, 2 leaves 282 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Reproductions of the front and back paper covers and the title-page of the original 1855 edition ([4] p.) inserted between p. [viii] and ix.
"This first edition is limited to 450 copies."
Summary Carl Meyer was a German-speaking Swiss who traveled to California in 1849. Bound for Sacramento (1938) is the English translation of Nach dem Sacramento, published in the Swiss town of Aarau in 1855. Meyer begins with his 1849 voyage from New Orleans, continuing with tales of the Mariposa and Trinidad gold mines, Stockton, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Mormon Island.
Form Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Terms Of Use No known restrictions on publication. No copyright renewal found.
Local Note PAS has copy no. 92.
Subject Ethnic groups -- California.
Law -- Political aspects -- California.
California -- Gold discoveries.
California -- Description and travel.
Added Author Axe, Ruth Frey, translator.
Added Title Nach dem Sacramento. English

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