The Diary of Mary Atkins: A Sabbatical in the Eighteen-Sixties

Mills College, CA: Eucalyptus Press, 1937. 1st. Hardcover. Small quarto. 46pp; pages uncut. Frontispiece mounted portrait. Blue paper boards, lettering and illustration on front board, illustrated endpapers. A near fine copy (slight age toning to front and rear board edges; minor wear to extremities). Item #9685

Atkins' journey aboard the brig, Advance November, 1863 to March 1864 from San Francisco to Shanghai. "This diary, the only known to exist today of those Mary Atkins doubtless kept to record her trip around the world was brought to the attention of the Eucalyptus Press by a niece of the author..." - Colophon.

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