The Pioneers of '49: A History of the Excursion of the Society of California Pioneers of New England From Boston to the Leading Cities of the Golden State April 10-May 17,1890: Reminiscences and Descriptions. Nicholas Ball.

The Pioneers of '49: A History of the Excursion of the Society of California Pioneers of New England From Boston to the Leading Cities of the Golden State April 10-May 17,1890: Reminiscences and Descriptions

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1891. 1st. Original cloth. First Edition.Small 4to. xv, [1], 288, [1] pp. Illustrated with over 100 fine engravings. Dark blue pictorial cloth; dark blue endpapers. The slightest of wear to extremities; some spotting to frontispiece else a fine copy. Item #18037

Ball originally went over the plains as a forty-niner. This journey is told as a then-and-now comparison, including many poignant comments about the changes which had taken place over the intervening years. Includes a description of Salt Lake City with historical notes and a resume of Mormon doctrine. (Flake 263; Howes B67; Mintz 20).

Price: $300.00

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