AUDUBON'S WESTERN JOURNAL: 1849 - 1850. BEING THE MS. RECORD OF A TRIP FROM NEW YORK TO TEXAS, AND AN OVERLAND JOURNEY THROUGH MEXICO AND ARIZONA TO THE GOLD-FIELDS OF CALIFORNIA.

Cleveland. 1906. 249pp. plus plates and advertisements. Folding map. Original cloth. Spine ends lightly frayed. Presentation inscription on front pastedown. Else a tight and very good copy. Item #WRCAM1012

Audubon travelled as second in command under Col. Webb at the head of a party of nearly 100 members to New Orleans, thence to Brazos, and overland to Saltillo, Parras, Mapimi, Parral and Jesus Maria. They were detained on the Rio Grande for a period by cholera, and a number of their party succumbed to the illness. CLARK III:268. WAGNER-CAMP 208 (note). HOWES A390. GRAFF 111. KURUTZ 22. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 123 (note).

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