By: BEACH, Joseph Perkins) DELGADO, James P., ed and notes.
Book Club of California, San Francisco:, 1986,:
Seller ID: 33376
(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 ... View More...