VOYAGE TO CALIFORNIA, WRITTEN AT SEA 1852: The Journal of Lucy Kendall Herrick.
Edition: 2nd printing.
San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, (1998.) dj. Hardcover - Account of 24 year old Lucy Kendall Herrick's 137-day voyage in 1852 from New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn, aboard the 'Josephine', a 947-ton, three-masted freighter, a trip made with her mother, sister and family friend, to rejoin her father in the gold mines. One of the few accounts written by women about sea journeys during that era. Introduction by Andrew Rolle.Illustrated with photographs. Notes, bibliography and index. A handsomely produced book, somewhat oversized. 135 pp. ISBN: 0-87328-1659.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)