AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: The Mother Lode (Guide from the Automobile Club of Southern California)

The Mother Lode (Guide from the Automobile Club of Southern California), inside pages The Mother Lode (Guide from the Automobile Club of Southern California). Automobile Club of Southern California, 1983. ISBN: 091503865X. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26768) $15.00

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Illustrated throughout. 72p. Glossary.

This guidebook focuses on the 267-mile stretch of SR 49 between Mariposa and Sierraville as it was in the 1980s. Maps. The Mother Lode refers to a rich vein of gold stretching 120 miles from Bear Valley to Auburn Contents include towns and personalities such as Amador City, Angels Camp, Bear Valley, John Sutter, Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Carson Hill, Chinese Camp, El Dorado, Fiddletown, Indian Grinding Rock State Historic Park, Nevada City, Rough and Ready, and more.

The Mother Lode (Guide from the Automobile Club of Southern California)

NEIDER, C: Antarctica: Firsthand Accounts of Exploration and Endurance

Antarctica: Firsthand Accounts of Exploration and Endurance, book coverNeider, Charles (editor). Antarctica: Firsthand Accounts of Exploration and Endurance. Cooper Square Press, 2000. ISBN: 0815410239. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26736) $10.00

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Firsthand narratives chronicling the journey’s of 14 adventurers, including James Cook, Ernest Schackleton, Richard E. Byrd, Sir Edmund Hillary and others. 460p. Sources. Chronology.

GOLDEN HINDE

GOLDEN HINDE, cover The Golden Hinde. Golden Hinde Ltd., 1986. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26652) $10.00

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Extensively illustrated. The original Golden Hinde was commanded by Francis Drake. This booklet documents a reconstruction. Topics include planking and caulking, setting up the ribs, etc.

HALTMAN, K: Looking Close and Seeing Far: Samuel Seymour, Titian Ramsay Peale, and the Art of the Long Expedition, 1818-1823

Looking Close and Seeing Far: Samuel Seymour, Titian Ramsay Peale, and the Art of the Long Expedition, 1818-1823, book coverHaltman, Kenneth. Looking Close and Seeing Far: Samuel Seymour, Titian Ramsay Peale, and the Art of the Long Expedition, 1818-1823. Penn State University Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780271029825. Factory Sealed. 306p. Measures 7×10 inches. 28 color, 92 B/W illustrations. Like New in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25870) $110.00

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A fully researched, handsomely illustrated, study that examines in particular the unique contributions of Samuel Seymour and Titian Ramsay Peale in providing both a visual record and artistic impression of the topography, geology, flora, fauna, and Native peoples encountered in the Long Expedition of 1819–20.

It was the first federally sponsored exploratory expedition that was accompanied by professional artists.