Three Years' Wanderings Of A Connecticut Yankee, In South America, Africa, Australia And California With Descriptions Of The Several Countries, Manners, Customs And Conditions Of The People, Including Miners, Natives, etc. Also, A Detailed Account Of A Voyage Around The World. C. M. Welles.
Three Years' Wanderings Of A Connecticut Yankee, In South America, Africa, Australia And California With Descriptions Of The Several Countries, Manners, Customs And Conditions Of The People, Including Miners, Natives, etc. Also, A Detailed Account Of A Voyage Around The World.

Three Years' Wanderings Of A Connecticut Yankee, In South America, Africa, Australia And California With Descriptions Of The Several Countries, Manners, Customs And Conditions Of The People, Including Miners, Natives, etc. Also, A Detailed Account Of A Voyage Around The World.

New York: American Subscriptions Publishing House, 1860. Second edition. Hardcover. With a long section on the gold fields of Victoria, with descriptions of experiences in Ballerat and Geelong (pp179 - 222): "Ballerat may almost be called an American settlement, so numerous are the Yankees" (p186). Early edition; First edition 1859.

Sml 8vo, frontis, vignettes, 358pp, all edges marbled, 8 plates. With a faint pencil owner inscription at ffep, Glastonbury Conn, Sept 1860. Green gilt stamped covers; gilt at covers rubbed, gilt at spine faded, spine rubbed head and tail. Internally very good. F18310, Howes W-239(first ed.). Item #14860

Price: $45.00

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