Boston. 1853. 233pp. plus ads. Frontis. Plates. Original cloth. Edgeworn, chipped at base of spine, cloth soiled. Some foxing of plates, else internally very good. Item #WRCAM707
The author was captured at Patagonia on a schooner voyage to California, escaped after three months, and reached the gold mines in California in February, 1850. Eberstadt lists a New York edition of the same year, with ten additional pages. An unusual South American Indian captivity. HILL 169. COWAN, p.65. EBERSTADT 103:39. AYER SUPPLEMENT 20. KURUTZ 69.