Thursday, March 5, 2015

Mountains and Molehills or Recollections of a Burnt Journal by Frank Marryat

Author Name    Marryat, Frank 

Title   Mountains and Molehills or Recollections of a Burnt Journal

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Publisher    Time-Life Books 1982

ISBN Number    0809439980 / 9780809439980

Seller ID   016863

Hardcover, no JD. Time Life Books, 1982, reprinted from the London edition of 1855. As new. Frank Marryat arrived in June, 1850 in San Francisco and joined the new, scratching society of gold grubbers. He travelled with a pair of Englishmen and three bloodhounds, Marryat arived through the Golden Gate to find San Francisco again in ashes. He was a farmer, a hotel builder, an actor and a gold miner. He was only successful on the stage or writing. He died at 29, in 1855. This London edition facsimile contains eight color plates as well as the black and white engravings.

Price = 25.00 USD

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