SEA ROUTES TO THE GOLD FIELDS by OSCAR LEWIS **SIGNED & INSCRIBED**
SEA ROUTES TO THE GOLD FIELDS: The Migration by Water to California in 1846-1852, by Oscar Lewis.
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1949. First Edition, so stated.
SIGNED, INSCRIBED and DATED on the front free endpaper: "For / Bernice Furlong / Regards and greetings / Sincerely / Oscar Lewis / 3-8-49". Note that this copy was signed and inscribed in the year of its publication.
Hardcover Book in Dustjacket, blue cloth covered boards, gilt printing and design on the spine, blind embossed design on the front cover, top page edges stained golden, 5.5x8.5 inches, xiv + 286 + viii pages.
Condition: VERY GOOD book, a couple small scratches to the rear cover, otherwise sharp cornered, tight, bright, clean and clear; in a GOOD PLUS dustjacket that has some wear to its spine ends, rubbing, and superficial scratches, but remains bright and solid and retains its original $4.00 price at the top of the front flap. One of the nicer copies of this book and dj that I have seen.