Travel Books:

Death Valley in '49

An Important Chapter of California Pioneer History

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Death Valley in '49: An Important Chapter of California Pioneer History by William Lewis Manly
$102.99
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 2-3 weeks

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 18-24 October using standard courier delivery

Description

1894. Illustrated by Alson Clark. The autobiography of a pioneer, detailing his life from a humble home in the Green Mountains to the gold mines of California and particularly reciting the sufferings of the bank of men, women and children who gave Death Valley its name. Manly's narrative stands out among the many written of the days of '49 for several reasons. In the first place, Manly's book is one of the most vivid because it tells the most poignant experience of any of the adventures. It is one of the enduring tales of human heroism. Next to the tale itself comes the heroic figure of the man who tells the tale-the story of the tragedy of which he was, himself, a part. Among his companions, men and women of the Death Valley party, Manly is the outstanding figure, not that he strives to so distinguish himself, but because the facts make him so.
Release date NZ
April 16th, 2004
Contributor
Foreword by John Steven McGroarty
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Kessinger Publishing Co
Pages
568
Dimensions
152x229x32
ISBN-13
9781417909186
Product ID
1864899

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 513 Banana Points