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(BEACH, Joseph Perkins). The Log of the Apollo : Joseph Perkins Beach's Journal of the Voyage of the Ship Apollo from New York to San Francisco 1849. Edited and annotated by James P. Delgado. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1986. Pp 122. Tipped in frontis., 8 pages of plates (4 folding).8vo, blue cloth, paper labels to front and spine. An attractive and fascin ating souvenir of the great migration attendant on the California gold rushof 1849-1850. The majority of the text presents Beach's log of the passage from New York to San Francisco, offering a privileged glimpse of the socia l conditions of the period. It then examines an aspect of San Francisco's unique urban development by tracing the Apollo's conversion into a shore-side warehouse, and her ultimate integration into the city's fabric. With notes on an archaeological investigation of her remains, and an extensive bibliography. One inch tear to front inner hinge, corners slightly bumped, else vg. 185.00
Title: Log of the Apollo : Joseph Perkins Beach's Journal of the Voyage of the Ship Apollo from New York to San Francisco 1849. ltd ed.
Publisher: Book Club of California, San Francisco:, 1986,:
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