Sketches of Travels in South America, Mexico and California


1860, First Edition – L. M. Schaeffer – ex. Wayne Leicht Library. – interesting little tidbit: originally submitted to a religious newspaper under the pen name “Quartz”. Schaeffer has won praise for his congenial, but uninflated account of his three years in California. Original blind-stamped maroon cloth binding with gilt titles. Internally crisp and clean; some scuffing on the spine. Wayne has read this cover to cover and says it is very good reading. – Dona

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