ACROSS THE PLAINS IN THE DONNER PARTY

Palo Alto, California: Lewis Osborne, 1968. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Blue, cloth-covered boards (10 in. x 8 in.) with gilt lettering to spine. 56 pp. including Bibliography. Limited to 1400 copies.Small indentation to bottom of front board. Small smudge to first page of Mr. Stewart's Foreword. Housed in plain, grey, dustjacket. Folding map laid in.

Written down forty-four years from when as a 12-year old survivor of the Donner Party, Virginia Elizabeth Backenstoe Reed (later) Murphy recounted her tale mostly from memory, but consulted for details - sometimes inaccurately -- the text of McGlashan's 1879 account. Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket. Item #85288

Price: $50.00

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