Death Valley in /49 (Large Print Edition) by William Lewis Manly

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Number of Pages432
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ISBN 101426459769
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Based on Manley's writings during his trek from the Platte River to the California gold fields (shown in a map), this memoir documents the struggles of the pioneer credited with naming Death Valley.

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