The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate

HOUGHTON, Eliza P. Donner

Published by Grafton Publishing Corporation, Los Angeles, 1920
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Octavo. original green cloth lettered in gilt. Illustrated. First edtion was 1911. Latter-day recollections of an eyewitness to the famous tragedy written by the then four year old daughter of the Donner party's captain. The plight of the snowbound travellers and their grim ordeal of starvation, death, anthropophagy and rescue is recounted, followed by the author's subsequent life in post-1846 California. With an index. [Paher, Nevada, An Annotated Bibliography 892. Mintz 241. Graff 1971]. Spine gilt a bit dulled, offsetting to endpapers, else fine. Bookseller Inventory # 26523

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Title: The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its ...

Publisher: Grafton Publishing Corporation, Los Angeles

Publication Date: 1920

Binding: Hardcover

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