HOW MANY MILES FROM ST. JO? The Log of Sterling B. F. Clark, a Forty-Niner. With Comments by Ella Sterling Miguels. Together with a Brief Autobiography of James Phelan, 1918-1892, Pioneer Merchant.
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Privately Printed
Date Published: 1929
Edition: First edition
Condition: Some wear to corners, else fine
Book Id: 21182
xii, 56 pp., 4 full page illustrations from photographs, wood-engraved vignette on title page, 1 full-page facsimile of a page of the original manuscript; 8vo, maroon cloth and decorative boards.Presentation slip "With the compliments of James D. Phelan" tipped to front free endpaper, erratum slip tipped-in at colophon.
The daily chronicle of an overland forty-niner's trek from Rutland, Vermont, to Sacramento, beginning March 12, 1849 and ending September 2 of the year. Text also includes James Phelan's brief autobiography. Privately published by James D. Phelan (1861-1930), son of the above. James D. Phelan was Mayor of San Francisco (1897-1902) and a US Senator (1915-1921). Printed by Taylor & Taylor.
- More: California and the West
- By This Author: Clark, Sterling B. F., Ella Sterling Miguels, James Phelan
- By This Publisher: Privately Printed